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hodgkin lymphoma life expectance stage 4 that has spread throughout the body

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Depends on type: There are several types of non hodgkin's lymphoma. Most are very responsive to treatment. Some are diseases with a long history of intermittant treatm ... Read More
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Dr. Ephraim Hochberg
25 years experience Medical Oncology
Depends on subtype: There are many different subtypes of non hodgkin lymphoma. Some are highly curable despite their advanced stage (stage iv) , such as diffuse large b c ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
It can be cured: And you are likely on retuximab too. Please ask your doctor why thaey have not made clear what your chances are, and why you should be optimistic.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Very hopeful: This cancer ios often curable, so we must be very hopeful and do the treatment well so the results will be good.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Use IPI/FLIPI Score: The prognosis of nhl (non-hodgkin lymphoma) is better defined by a score called the international prognostic index (ipi) for aggressive nhl or follicu ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
44 years experience Pulmonology
Depends: It depends on staging of the disease, it can affect entire body, so work up and staging is very imortant including pathology.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
May be: But there are other far commoner causes of itchiness than Hodgkin. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Dr. Binu Nair answered
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Eat. Healthy: Eat healthy, fruits, veg, exercise, yoga, meditation.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ephraim Hochberg
25 years experience Medical Oncology
Complex question: There are many different types of non-hodgkin's lymphoma and they have many different causes. Some of the lymphomas are caused by viruses and bacteria ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Dr. Binu Nair answered
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Some h lymphomas are slow growing, some are not, also stages and other prognostic scores are important, but in general it can range from a month to ma ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends.: Life expectancy after diagnosis is dependent upon stage of disease among other things. The earlier the stage the better the prognosis and the longer w ... Read More
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