Dr. Henschke shares the survival rate for patients with stage two lung cancer.
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If you find it in later stage, which means that the disease is already spread to lymph nodes or to other organs, the more it’s spread, the lower your chances are of surviving. So in the later stages, most people die within a year and a half. In stage two, it can still be some 30-40%, depending again on the size and the extent of your disease.