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disease-free survival rate

the percentage of people with a certain cancer who are still living and have no evidence of cancer at a certain period of time (usually 5 years) after treatment. Compare to five-year survival rate, five-year relative survival rate.

Outlook (prognosis) for people with Castleman disease

... Most statistics on the disease come from ... year disease-free survival (DFS) rate
refers to ... factors above into account, disease-free survival rates are at ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/castlemandisease/detailedguide/castleman-disease-outlook

Cancer Facts & Figures - 2013

... For more information about survival rates, see Sources of ... Rate per 100,000
male population Age-adjusted Cancer Death Rates*, Males by Site, US ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-036845.pdf

Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2005-2006

... and has proven to reduce rates of recurrence ... reduction in the death rate.119
Hormone ... a significant improvement in disease-free survival and time ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/caff2005brfacspdf2005pdf.pdf

Cancer Treatment & Survivorship Facts & Figures: 2014-2015

... with cancer continuously without a disease-free period ... organs (distant stage),
the survival rate falls to ... stages combined, relative survival rates at 10 ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@research/documents/document/acspc-042801.pdf

Cancer Facts & Figures 2005

... Rates vary greatly by cancer type and ... the 5-year relative survival rate represents
persons ... years after diagnosis, whether disease-free, in remission ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/caff2005f4pwsecuredpdf.pdf

Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2007-2008

... women and may also contribute to their lower survival rates.32,33 ... Rate per
100,000 ... Rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/bcfffinalpdf.pdf

Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2009-2010

... National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for ... Cause-specific Breast Cancer
Survival Rates* by Race ... Rate (%) White 88.3 African American 77.3 ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/f861009final90809pdf.pdf

Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2011-2012

... randomized controlled trial reported increased disease-free survival after an ...
year Cause-specific Breast Cancer Survival Rates* by Race ... Rate (%) ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-030975.pdf

Cancer Treatment & Survivorship Facts & Figures 2012-2013

... Living with cancer continuously without a disease-free period ... melanoma, the
5-year survival rate is 98%; 5-year survival rates for regional and ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-033876.pdf

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... inhibitor exemestane (trade name: Aromasin) extended disease free survival
at a minimal ... The five-year survival rate for localized breast cancer has ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=45