Overall Survival rate for the Cancers of Hypopharynx and Esophagus

  • The overall survival rate:
    • For the cancers of hypopharynx and esophagus:
      • Remains disappointing:
        • The reported 5-year overall survival rates:
          • Range from 30% to 50%
  • The poor survival rate is, in part, due to:
    • Frequent multicentricity
    • Submucosal spreading
    • High likelihood of advanced primary and nodal disease on presentation

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