We help patients, physicians, and family members by providing cancer survival rates for 30 types of cancer at our site:

How it Works

What is the survival rate?

The percentage of people surviving for the selected period of time. The default time period is 5 years and survival rates for 1, 2, or 10 years are also available. The numbers are from past cases of other patients with the specified cancer type.

What are survival scenarios?

Survival scenarios show different scenarios for survival using past cases. For later stage cancers, we display ranges for best, typical, and worst case scenarios.

Can I customize?

Yes, you can input sex, age, and diagnosis date, which are all factors that affect survival rates.

What about cancer stage and grade?

Select the stage and/or grade using the buttons. Users who aren't sure can try different values to see impact on survival rates. Either way, users should confirm stage and/or grade with their physician.

Numbers To Words

The right questions for patients to ask their doctor about cancer prognosis


Physician / Healthcare Professionals 


The Healthcare Professional user interface includes additional histology variables for selection.

Please see our FAQ page for technical information about data, models, and other details.


Business Services


We can provide APIs that integrate into your website, portal, or other applications

Enhanced statistical models

Using your data we can develop customized statistical models that can compare your results to U.S. averages

EMR integration

We can build our statistical models into your EMR system and display 1, 2, 5 and 10 year survival rates without any manual input required by a physician

Who We Are

Courage Health is the company behind, which provides patients, physicians, family members, friends, and other healthcare professionals with the most current survival rates for 30 types of cancer. Our team and advisors are comprised of experienced healthcare professionals, data scientists, and technologists.


Stephen Buck


Omar Mehmood


Emily Marlow, Ph.D.

Epidemiologist, UC Davis

Dr. Jim Murphy

Advisor, Oncologist, UCSD

Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider

Advisor, Palliative Care, California Pacific Med Center

Dr. Andrew Bruggeman

Advisor, Oncologist, UCSD

Dr. Aaron Simon, MD, Ph.D

Advisor, Radiation Oncology, UCSD

Matt Tindall

Advisor, CEO Flightpath Biosciences

Ethan Prater

Advisor, Managing Director Alchemist Accelerator

Komal Patel, Pharm.D

Advisor, Pharmacist, Catalia Health

Dr. Adam Schlifke

Advisor, Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford University

Dr. Gene Shieh

Advisor, Oncologist, 21st Century Radiation Oncology


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