What Do These Numbers Really Mean? Your Guide To The Different Survival Statistics Doctors Share With Patients After a Cancer Diagnosis

Updated October 20th, 2019

What Do These Numbers Really Mean? Your Guide To The Different Survival Statistics Doctors Share With Patients After a Cancer Diagnosis

"5-year survival," "overall survival," "progression-free survival" -- there are a lot of different statistics doctors use to communicate with patients about their cancer. It's your right to know what these numbers really mean.

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