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What is the life expectancy for someone with prostate cancer metasteses to bone?

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What is the life expectancy for someone with prostate cancer metasteses to the bones?
Posted Mon, 2 Dec 2013 in Men's Health
Answered by Dr. Shanthi.E 9 minutes later
Brief Answer: 5 year relative survival rate is 29% Detailed Answer: Hello, According to the American Cancer Society, the mean 5 year survival rate for a person with prostate cancer with metastasis to bone is 29%. That means, the chances that an affected person can live upto 5 years after diagnosing the condition is 29%. Hope this clarifies your doubt. Let me know if you have more queries. Regards,
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