What are the 5-year survival rates by bladder cancer stage?

Updated: Feb 23, 2021
  • Author: Kara N Babaian, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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Non–muscle-invasive bladder cancer has a good prognosis, with 5-year survival rates of 82-100%. The 5-year survival rate decreases with increasing stage, as follows:

  • Ta, T1, CIS – 82-100%
  • T2 – 63-83%
  • T3a – 67-71%
  • T3b – 17-57%
  • T4 – 0-22%

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