Prostate Cancer Survival Rates

At Roswell Park, we compare our survival data with data collected nationally by the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) program.

AJCC Stage Group Prostate Cancer

Stage at diagnosis for CY 2014-2015

This pie chart illustrates how many patients with prostate cancer have advanced disease at the time of diagnosis.1

Five-Year Relative Survival, Prostate Cancer, Stages I-IV

Cases Diagnosed 2006-2013

The graph below compares survival rates of prostate cancer patients treated at Roswell Park with SEER data of the survival rates for prostate cancer patients across the nation.2

Relative Survival compares the actual observed survival with the expected survival of persons unaffected by cancer.

Roswell Park 5-Year Relative Survival (2006-2013) for Prostate Cancer
  Source 1 2 3 4 5
N=226 Roswell Park Stage I 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
N=775 Roswell Park Stage II 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
N=295 Roswell Park Stage III 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
N=144 Roswell Park Stage IV 95% 85% 72% 68% 64%

1American Joint Commission on Cancer (AJCC) Stage I-IV Prostate Cancer

2Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program ( SEER*Stat Database: Incidence - SEER 18 Regs Research Data + Hurricane Katrina Impacted Louisiana Cases Nov 2015 Sub (1973-2013 varying) - Linked To County Attributes - Total U.S., 1969-2014 Counties, National Cancer Institute, DCCPS, Surveillance Research Program, Surveillance Systems Branch, released April 2016, based on the November 2015 submission. Accessed February 28, 2017