Mesothelioma Survival Rate

Survival rates for Mesothelioma cancer can vary and refers to the percentage of Mesothelioma patients that live for a specified period of time after diagnosis. Mesothelioma survival rates are statistics based on many different contributing factors and can help a patient with how long they may expect to live.

Mesothelioma Survival Rate Statistics

Only 40% of Mesothelioma patients live for more than 1 year.

Less than 20% of Mesothelioma patients are still alive in year 2.

Less than 10% of Mesothelioma patients are alive by year 4.

Factors that Determine Mesothelioma Survival Rates

These factors will give you a general idea of what to expect in terms of life expectancy.

Age of Mesothelioma Patient – The average age of a mesothelioma diagnosis is age 69. Older Mesothelioma patients have a much less survival rate than younger patients.

Gender of Patient – More than 80% of Mesothelioma is men. Women have better survival rates than men with about 11% of women living up to 10 years.

Latency Period – Mesothelioma has a long latency period of 10-50 years.

Location & Treatment Options – Survival rates can depend on where the Mesothelioma cancer is located in the body. If the Mesothelioma tumors are located in a place that is treatable by surgery, radiation or chemotherapy the patient has a better survival rate. If the Mesothelioma is located in an inoperable location or there is a chance the patient may not survive treatment the survival rate drops considerably.

Stage of Mesothelioma Cancer – There are 4 stages of Mesothelioma cancer. Survival rates are better for patients that get diagnosed in stages 1-2 versus stages 3-4. Most patients diagnosed with Mesothelioma are usually in stages 3-4 because Mesothelioma has the same symptoms of other diseases in its early stages.

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Mesothelioma Survival Rates

Malignant Mesothelioma

Malignant Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that affects the lining of the lungs, abdomen, heart, and major organs in the body. Mesothelioma cancer cells are in the sac lining the chest (pleura) or the abdomen (peritoneum). There are about 3,000 new fatal Mesothelioma cases diagnosed each year in the U. S. If you are experiencing any Mesothelioma symptoms, you should contact a doctor immediately.

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According to the American Cancer Society, with the average survival time for people with Mesothelioma is 4-18 months.

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Family Member Died From Mesothelioma?

If you have a family member that has died from Mesothelioma cancer, you should immediately consult with an experienced Mesothelioma diagnosis lawyer about what compensation may be available to you from asbestos trust funds that total more than 30 billion dollars. It is VERY IMPORTANT that you file your Mesothelioma claim within your states Statute of Limitations. We have seen many families lose their right to file a lawsuit because their Statute of Limitations had expired while they were grieving. We know it is a tough time to grieve the loss of a loved one, but please do not let your Statute of Limitations expire for filing your Mesothelioma lawsuit. In most states, the Statute of Limitations is 2-3 years. Some states have a 6-year Statute of Limitations.

Mesothelioma Latency Period

Mesothelioma has a long latency period of 10-50 years. Many Veterans, Shipyard Workers, Construction Workers, Power Plant Workers, Mill Workers, Steel Workers, Railroad Workers, Pipefitters, Insulators, Electricians, Carpenters, Welders, Auto Mechanics, Veterans, Factory Workers, and laborers are living in the early stages of a variety of asbestos-related diseases. Many Mesothelioma lawyers will not accept asbestosis, asbestos lung cancer, pleural plaques, pleural thickening, colon cancer, and esophageal cancer cases.

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