Esophageal Cancer Outcomes

Five-Year Relative Survival, Esophageal Cancer, by Stage
Cases Diagnosed (2004-2010)

 
    0 1 2 3 4 5
(n=82) RPCI stage I 100% 85.30% 74.50% 68.20% 65.40% 65.40%
(n=99) RPCI stage II 100% 73.90% 53.10% 48.30% 45.30% 45.30%
(n=114) RPCI stage III 100% 66.10% 47.30% 34.70% 34.70% 34.70%
(n=252) RPCI stage IV 100% 39.90% 16.10% 8.10% 7% 7%
  SEER stage I 100% 68.20% 56.10% 49.30% 45.20% 41.80%
  SEER stage II 100% 66.50% 48% 38.50% 33% 29.20%
  SEER stage III 100% 54.80% 32.80% 24.30% 20% 17.10%
  SEER stage IV 100% 26.10% 10% 5.20% 3.80% 3.40%

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