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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.
Antonia, MD, Ph.D., chair of the Thoracic Oncology Department at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, USA and principal investigator in the PACIFIC trial said: The five-year survival rate in this setting has historically been around 15% after concurrent chemoradiation therapy.
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.