5-Year Cancer Survival Ochsner Cancer Institute
Decisions about cancer care are complex and difficult. Every case is unique and decisions should be made in careful consultation with your doctor, who can help you navigate the complex information.
Cancer survival statistics are based on historical data and may not reflect current cancer treatment options. Every cancer patient is unique and outcomes will vary based on individual circumstances, disease progression, general health and response to treatment. Ochsner Cancer Institute provides information for 14 of the most common cancers we treat.
Explanation of 5-Year Cancer Survival data
The chart below reflects 5-year cancer survival rates for adult patients (18 years and above) who were diagnosed and receive at least part of their cancer treatment at Ochsner Cancer Institute. The Ochsner data is from 2003 – 2012. The data from the National Cancer Data Base (American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer) is from 2003 – 2006.