The 5-year survival rate of people with cancer located only in the esophagus is 43%. The 5-year survival rate for those with disease that has spread to surrounding tissues or organs and/or the regional lymph nodes is 23%. If it has spread to distant parts of the body, the survival rate is 5%.
Patients with Stage 3 esophageal cancer have two treatment choices available:. The 3-year survival rate was 32% for patients receiving combined therapy and .
Esophageal Cancer: Your Chances for Recovery (Prognosis). Here are the 5- year survival rates for esophageal cancer, according to the National Cancer .