Breast Cancer Survival Rates

Below are our five-year survival rates compared with SEER national estimates. The survival data for male and female breast cancers show that RPCI patients fare at least as well as, or better than, the national average.

Five-Year Relative Survival of Males and Females, All Stages
Cases Diagnosed (2004-2010)

 
    0 1 2 3 4 5
(n=3,395) RPCI 100% 99.10% 98.20% 98.20% 98.20% 98.20%
  SEER 100% 97.30% 95.10% 92.70% 90.80% 89.20%

Data source:
Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program (www.seer.cancer.gov) SEER*Stat Database: Incidence - SEER 18 Regs Research Data + Hurricane Katrina Impacted Louisiana Cases, Nov 2013 Sub (1973-2011 varying) - Linked To County Attributes - Total U.S., 1969-2012 Counties, National Cancer Institute, DCCPS, Surveillance Research Program, Surveillance Systems Branch, released April 2014 (updated 5/7/2014), based on the November 2013 submission.

Five-Year Relative Survival of Patients with Breast Cancer by Stage
Cases Diagnosed (2004-2010)

 
    0 1 2 3 4 5
(n=1,361) RPCI stage I 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
(n=877) RPCI stage II 100% 100% 99% 99% 99% 99%
(n=348) RPCI stage III 100% 96% 92% 89% 82% 82%
(n=177) RPCI stage IV 100% 83% 64% 48% 44% 37%
  SEER stage I 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
  SEER stage II 100% 99.60% 98.20% 96.30% 94.40% 92.70%
  SEER stage III 100% 96.20% 89.60% 83.20% 77.90% 73.40%
  SEER stage IV 100% 66.40% 51% 39% 30.20% 24.10%

American Joint Commission on Cancer (AJCC) Stage I-IV Breast Cancer

Data source:
Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program (www.seer.cancer.gov) SEER*Stat Database: Incidence - SEER 18 Regs Research Data + Hurricane Katrina Impacted Louisiana Cases, Nov 2013 Sub (1973-2011 varying) - Linked To County Attributes - Total U.S., 1969-2012 Counties, National Cancer Institute, DCCPS, Surveillance Research Program, Surveillance Systems Branch, released April 2014 (updated 5/7/2014), based on the November 2013 submission.