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Epithelioid Mesothelioma Survival Rate

Epithelioid Mesothelioma Survival Rate

Epithelioid Mesothelioma Survival Rate
Epithelioid Mesothelioma Survival Rate

Epithelioid Mesothelioma has an exceedingly long latency rate, meaning it can stay dormant in one's system for years before symptoms begin to arise. This dormancy can last to 50 years, but once one shows symptoms of Epithelioid Mesothelioma, years of survival are limited.

Younger people have a 20% chance of surviving Epithelioid Mesothelioma for a decade than patients diagnosed over the age of 50 because younger people has greater access to surgery and typically have fewer other health issues that may affect the duration of their life.

Women survive Epithelioid Mesothelioma 13.4% of the time compared to men, who survive it 4.5% of the time. This is typically because of men's frequent and prolonged exposure to asbestos in harsher work environments.

Overall, the death rate from Epithelioid Mesothelioma is 12.8 deaths per 1 million people. This isn't including people under 25 or over 50. During the first year after diagnosis, approximately 40% of those diagnosed with Epithelioid Mesothelioma survive. 20% of patients survive at the end of the second year. After the 3rd year, typically 8th of those diagnosed survive. At the maximum survival rate, most people survive 5 years.

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