Definitions for "Survivorship"
The right of a joint tenant, or other person who has a joint interest in an estate, to take the whole estate upon the death of other.
Where property is owned jointly under a joint tenancy, on the death of one of the joint tenants, the deceased's share of the joint property passes automatically to the surviving joint tenant(s). The property cannot be passed to anyone else under a will or intestacy.
(See joint tenancy.)
The probability that an individual survives from age zero to a given age.
The percentage of a population reaching a given age or the proportion of the maximum life span of the species reached by any individual.
rate of survival or proportion of insects surviving over a specific period, e.g., a developmental stage or generation.
Cancer survivorship describes the many experiences and emotions that are part of living life as a cancer survivor.
living with a history of cancer, from the time of diagnosis on, regardless of the treatment outcome.
The state of being a survivor.