What Are Rectal Cancer Survival Rates?

Q:
What are rectal cancer survival rates?

A:
Here are the rectal cancer survival rates by stage according to the American Joint Committee on Cancer:

  • The 5-year survival rate for stage I rectal cancer is about 74%.
  • The 5-year survival rate for stage II rectal cancer is about 66% to 37%, based on classification as a, b, or c.
  • The 5-year survival rate for stage III rectal cancer is about 73% to 28%, based on classification as a, b, or c.
  • Stage IV colorectal cancer have a 5-year survival rate of about 5% to 6%.

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