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Prostate Cancer

What are my chances of surviving prostate cancer?

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  • AW. Patrick Springhart, MD, Urology, answered on behalf of Greenville Health System

    Like most cancers, the ability to survive depends on the patient’s stage and the grade of the disease. The stage refers to “how much” cancer one has. The grade tells you “how aggressive” the cancer is. 

  • AWilliam Oh, MD, Oncology, answered on behalf of The Mount Sinai Health System
    What is the survival rate for prostate cancer?

    Most prostate cancer patients can live a long time after diagnosis. In this video, William Oh, MD, an oncologist at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, explains that some kinds of prostate cancer, however, are aggressive and have a higher mortality rate.


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