Gastric Cancer Survival Rates
is often diagnosed in advanced stage, which makes its prognosis often alarming. In most patients in whom the
cancer is detected at an advanced stage will die by one year following the treatment. In the United States, the overall 5-year survival rate
was estimated at 25.7% for the period of 1999-2005.
relative survival rates by race and sex for 1999-2005 were:
22.5% for white men
26.7% for white women
22.6% for black men
28.4% for black women.