Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Cancer of the Cervix Outlook

What to expect with cervical cancer:

  • Stage 0 cancers: Virtually no women with stage 0 disease will die from this disease within 5 years. Most are cured.
  • Stage 1 cancers: About 85% of women with stage I disease will be alive in five years.
  • Stage 2 cancers: Survival at 5 years is in the range of 50 to 60%.
  • Stage 3 cancers: Survival at 5 years is 30%.
  • Stage 4 cancers: Survival at 5 years is 10%.

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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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