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Value, measure, or degree; a charge, payment, or price determined through the application of a mathematical formula or based upon a scale or standard.

For example, an interest rate is determined by the ratio between the principal and interest.

Rate is also used synonymously with tax.

RATE. A public valuation or assessment of every man's estate; or the ascertaining how much tax every one shall pay. Vide Pow. Mortg. Index, h.t.; Harr. Dig. h.t.; 1 Hopk. C. R. 87.

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One large-scale study of 352 men (Hernes, Harstad, & Fossa, 1996) conducted during three time periods over a time span of 12 years, found that patient delay of less than 16 weeks in men with Seminoma-type tumours was correlated with the incidence of stage I disease and that in all patients (both Teratoma-type and Seminoma-type) patient delay of three months or more was significantly correlated with a decreased five-year survival rate. Tavolini, Zuliani, Norcen, Dal Moro, Abatangelo, and Oliva (1999) found greater delay to be associated with more advanced staging in nonseminomas also.
Soft-tissue sarcomas rank among the deadliest cancers, with a five-year survival rate of about 50%.
With early detection, however, the five-year survival rate is around 95 percent.
According to a source cited in the article by Clark and Weissler, what is the five-year survival rate for systemic forms of amyloidosis?
Over the past four decades, the five-year survival rate for women with localized breast cancer in the United States has risen from 78 percent to 90 percent, approaching 100 percent survival with early detection.
It is a particularly aggressive cancer, with a five-year survival rate of approximately 9%.
Is the five-year survival rate for lung cancer that is diagnosed when it is still localized.
Bladder cancer-the seventh most common cancer in males worldwide-can be grouped into two types: non-muscle-invasive cancer, which have a five-year survival rate of 90 per cent, and muscle-invasive cancer, which have poor prognoses.
However, among those living in areas of high poverty, the five-year survival rate was just 55 percent.
Editor's Note: "Because about one in 60 adults will get pancreatic cancer and the five-year survival rate is less than 5%, it is crucial to find ways to prevent this disease," Dr.
Only a quarter of those questioned in a nationwide survey knew that the UK's five-year survival rate is below the European average, said Breast Cancer Campaign.