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Q: Rates of Metastasis for Solid Tumors ( No Answer,   0 Comments )
Subject: Rates of Metastasis for Solid Tumors
Category: Health > Medicine
Asked by: rwbvenz-ga
List Price: $100.00
Posted: 16 Oct 2006 11:23 PDT
Expires: 15 Nov 2006 10:23 PST
Question ID: 774084
I want to know at what rates solid tumors metastasize.  Specifically ?
what percentage of patients diagnosed with a type of solid tumor will
develop distant metastases within 5 and within 10 years of initial
diagnosis.  The answer should be for patients with no metastasis and
no lymph node involvement at the time of initial diagnosis.  It would
also be useful to know the rates for patients who do have lymph node
involvement (but not distant metastases) at the time of initial

I am most interested in data for Breast, Prostate, and Colorectal
tumors; I would also like an answer for Melanoma, Bladder, or Uterine
cancers.  The answer for each type of tumor would be best sourced to
at least one scientific paper.

Request for Question Clarification by welte-ga on 30 Oct 2006 18:14 PST
Most studies look at 5-year survival rates.  Would this be sufficient,
or do you require data for 10-year survival as well?

There is no answer at this time.

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