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What is the survival percentage non small cell lung cancer?
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
6 doctors agree
In brief: The stage and others
Will depend on the stage and other prognostic factors.
In general, the 5 year overall survival for stage 1 is 60-80%., stage 2 is 40-50%; stage 3 is 10-23%, and stage 4 is less than 10%. These however are the statistics obtained when using regular cytotoxic chemotherapy. With more personalized and more targetted therapy-we are hoping the number will improve.

In brief: The stage and others
Will depend on the stage and other prognostic factors.
In general, the 5 year overall survival for stage 1 is 60-80%., stage 2 is 40-50%; stage 3 is 10-23%, and stage 4 is less than 10%. These however are the statistics obtained when using regular cytotoxic chemotherapy. With more personalized and more targetted therapy-we are hoping the number will improve.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: The survival for
All lung cancer is about 14%.
A useless figure. You need to know size, nodal involvement, resectability. The percentage rises as you select. But it still is only 80% with resection and small squamous cancers.

In brief: The survival for
All lung cancer is about 14%.
A useless figure. You need to know size, nodal involvement, resectability. The percentage rises as you select. But it still is only 80% with resection and small squamous cancers.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Loki Skylizard
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Stage dependent
Each patient and each case is individual.
Key to good cancer care is a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach. If indicated, surgical resection should be performed by a thoracic surgeon. Here is generalized statistical estimate by stage: http://goo.Gl/2cdq9.

In brief: Stage dependent
Each patient and each case is individual.
Key to good cancer care is a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach. If indicated, surgical resection should be performed by a thoracic surgeon. Here is generalized statistical estimate by stage: http://goo.Gl/2cdq9.
Dr. Loki Skylizard
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