Melanoma Outcomes

Quality melanoma care starts with expertise in all stages of the disease. Dr. Kane explains why Roswell Park should be your first stop for treatment.

Five-Year Survival, Melanoma, Stages I, II, III & IV
Cases Diagnosed (2004-2010)

 
    0 1 2 3 4 5
(n=801) Roswell Park stage I 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
(n=279) Roswell Park stage II 100% 97.80% 97.30% 95.80% 95.80% 95.80%
(n=141) Roswell Park stage III 100% 92.60% 79.90% 75.20% 71.40% 67.60%
(n=53) Roswell Park stage IV 100% 44.70% 18.10% 16.60% 16.60% 16.60%
  SEER stage I 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
  SEER stage II 100% 97.80% 91.70% 85.40% 81.30% 77.90%
  SEER stage III 100% 92.80% 79.10% 69.80% 64.70% 61%
  SEER stage IV 100% 39.30% 25.50% 19.30% 16.60% 14.90%

American Joint Commission on Cancer (AJCC) Stage I-IV Melanoma of the Skin

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.