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Commentary
  • Survival for prostate cancer has improved considerably over time. For the most recent period, 2003-2012, 5-year relative survival for persons for prostate cancer was 94.9%. This was a statistically significant improvement from 53.8% in the earliest period (1983-1992).
  • The dramatic improvement in prostate cancer survival over time reflects earlier diagnosis and possibly the effect of better treatment.

 

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