Deaths from Prostate Cancer


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Deaths from Prostate Cancer: 31,729 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
5-year survival rate for Prostate Cancer: 82% of men aged 20-74 survive five years after diagnosis of prostate cancer in Australia 1992-97 (Cancer Survival in Australia, 1992-97, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
Survival rate statistics for Prostate Cancer: The following are statistics from various sources about the survival rate for Prostate Cancer:
  • 15 in every 1,000 men die during the first 15 years after diagnosis of prostate cancer (The Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol 291, 2004)
  • 44 in every 1,000 men die after the first 15 years following diagnosis of prostate cancer (The Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol 291, 2004)
  • 24 months is the median survival for patients with advanced prostate cancer at time of diagnosis (Cancer, Vol 2, No. 8: 2211-2219, American Cancer Society)
  • 26 months is the median survival for patients with advanced prostate cancer who are still alive two years after diagnosis (Cancer, Vol 2, No. 8: 2211-2219, American Cancer Society)
  • 34 months is the median survival for patients with advanced prostate cancer who are still alive five years after diagnosis (Cancer, Vol 2, No. 8: 2211-2219, American Cancer Society)
  • 98% of white people survive 5 years for prostate cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 93% of African American people survive 5 years for prostate cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 98% survive 5 years for prostate cancer in the US 1992-99 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 79.6% of people with prostate cancer survive after 5 years in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for men with prostate cancer is 79.6% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for black men with prostate cancer is 66.4% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 5-year survival rate for white men with prostate cancer is 81.3% in the US 1983-90 (SEER)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 15-99 with prostate cancer is 81.7% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 15-99 with prostate cancer is 53.6% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 15-39 with prostate cancer is 78% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 15-39 with prostate cancer is 46% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 40-49 with prostate cancer is 83% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 40-49 with prostate cancer is 40% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 50-59 with prostate cancer is 88% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 50-59 with prostate cancer is 58% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 60-69 with prostate cancer is 88% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 60-69 with prostate cancer is 61% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 70-79 with prostate cancer is 84% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 70-79 with prostate cancer is 56% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 1-year survival rate for men aged 80-99 with prostate cancer is 71% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)
  • 5-year survival rate for men aged 80-99 with prostate cancer is 41% in England and Wales 1991-95 (Cancer Survival, National Statistics)

Average life years lost from Prostate Cancer: 8.9 years (SEER)1

Death statistics for Prostate Cancer: The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Prostate Cancer:

  • 29,900 estimated deaths for prostate cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 29,900 estimated male deaths for prostate cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • Each year prostate cancer caused 245 deaths per 100,000 population for men over 65 in the US 2000 (SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1975-2000, NIDDK)
  • Each year prostate cancer caused 2 deaths per 100,000 population for men under 65 in the US 1996-2000 (SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1975-2000, NIDDK)
  • Prostate cancer death rates for various sub-populations in the USA:
    • 245 cases per 100,000 men aged over 65 in the USA 1996-2000 (National Cancer Institute, 1975-2000)
    • 2 cases per 100,000 men aged under 65 in the USA 1996-2000 (National Cancer Institute, 1975-2000)
    • African American men have the highest rate in the world (CBCF Health Organisation, 2004)
    • African American men have the highest rate in the world (CBCF Health Organisation, 2004)
    • Kills 1 in 23 African American men in America CBCF Health Organisation, 2004)
    • Kills 41,000 men each year in America (CBCF Health Organisation, 2004)
    • 20.1 per 100,000 people in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
    • 12.9 per 100,000 Asian/Pacific Islander people died from prostate cancer in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
    • 19.0 per 100,000 American Indian or Alaska Native people died from prostate cancer in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
    • 23.5 per 100,000 Hispanic/Latino people died from prostate cancer in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
    • 26.6 per 100,000 white people died from prostate cancer in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
    • 29.1 per 100,000 men died from prostate cancer in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
    • 66.1 per 100,000 black people died from prostate cancer in USA 2001 (NCHS, 2003)
    • 30.2 white men per 100,000 in the US 1996-2000 (SEER Cancer Statistics Review, National Cancer Institute, 1975-2000)
    • 73 African American men per 100,000 in the US 1996-2000 (SEER Cancer Statistics Review, National Cancer Institute, 1975-2000)
    • 13.9 Asian American and Pacific Islander men per 100,000 in the US 1996-2000 (SEER Cancer Statistics Review, National Cancer Institute, 1975-2000)
    • 21.9 American Indian and Alaska Native men per 100,000 in the US 1996-2000 (SEER Cancer Statistics Review, National Cancer Institute, 1975-2000)
    • 24.1 Hispanic Latino men per 100,000 in the US 1996-2000 (SEER Cancer Statistics Review, National Cancer Institute, 1975-2000)
  • Rates of death from prostate cancer are dropping in Canada 2004 (Canadian Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 2004)
  • 4,200 deaths in men from prostate cancer in Canada 2004 (Canadian Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 2004)
  • 27 per 100,000 deaths in men from prostate cancer in Canada 2004 (Canadian Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 2004)
  • 2,852 men died from prostate cancer in Australia 2002 (AIHW National Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 35 men aged 20-74 per 100,000 population die of prostate cancer in Australia 2002 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 4.1% of all male deaths was due to prostate cancer in Australia 2002 (AIHW National Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Prostate cancer caused 2,665 male deaths in Australia 2000 (AIHW and AACR, AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Prostate cancer accounted for 13.3% of male cancer deaths in Australia 2000 (AIHW and AACR, AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Prostate cancer caused 35.9 male deaths per 100,000 population in Australia 2000 (AIHW and AACR, AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)

Deaths from Prostate Cancer: medical news summaries: The following medical news items are relevant to death from Prostate Cancer:



Footnotes:
1. SEER Cancer Statistics Review 1975-2000, National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Last revision: June 12, 2003

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