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life expectancy for stage 4 hodgkins lymphoma in liver

A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Many types of non-hodgkins lymphoma and prognosis varies. Even with stage iv, some are very curable. Need more details. Good luck!
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
?????: The better question would be: why in God's creation would someone not get treated for a highly curable disease like Hodkin's disease? I am not even su ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Need more info: Stage 4 means involving the bone marrow (or other "extranodal" organs). The prognosis depends on a variety of factors including the subtype of non-ho ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Can be cured: I want you to know that Stage IV Hodgkin is unlike other stage IV cancers -- it is often cured. Please be sure to keep appointments, follow oncologist ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Depends...: ....On the "flavor" of the lymphoma. Patients with stage IV low grade lymphomas may do well for years without treatment whereas a stage IV aggressive ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Spiers
30 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Not long: This is a grave prognosis. Hope this helps.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Stage 4 kidney dz: Stage 4 chronic kidney disease ( kidney function of 15-30%) occurs for many reasons. People with stable stage 4 disease can live fairly normal lives. ... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
ACUP: Adenocarcinoma of unknown primary in the liver- could be originally from lung, colon, from the bile duct , prostate etc. It would be nice to be able t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Depends on origin: Liver cancer in actuality represents a primary hepatoma of the liver. Such lesions are not staged but rather considered resectable or unresectable. ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Low, less than 5%.: In stage IV lung cancer, the 5 year survival is <5%. This is where the lung cancer has metastasized to anywhere else in the body. Palliative care mi ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Depends on type: For pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors treated with surgery, the 5 year survival rate is ~15%. For exocrine pancreatic tumors, unfortunately, the 5 year ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on a lot of: Factors, like the bone involved, type of cancer, treatments so far received, and where has it spread, whether the treatments are working or not. Your ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: It depends on the staging. There is a stage iiia and b. With treatment the median is 16 and 13 months respectively. Survival with treatment is 23% and ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Quite variable: Most Prostate Cancer-affected patients live for several years, the average being 3-5 years. But it depends on response to hormonal treatments which ca ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Short and variable: It is not feasible to predict with any degree of accuracy as to how long will a given individual with a given illness will live. See this site for mor ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uma Swamy
Dr. Uma Swamy answered
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Please see below: There are many factors that can dictate prognosis, so best to discuss with your doctor. However, here is some additional info: http://www.Cancer.Ne ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
Esophageal cancer: Adenocarcinoma of the esophagus is a serious and increasingly common cancer. Early forms are treated by local excision, but once it invades muscle or ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Bergstein
38 years experience General Surgery
6-12 months?????: Rough guess: 6-12 months. It depends on amount of spread, therapy, how well or ill you are, and many other factors. The best estimate will come from y ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Majzun
13 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Stage 4 lung ca: Unfortunately many patients with lung cancer are diagnosed with "late stage" disease - either 3 or 4 - meaning it has spread outside the lungs. Fewe ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not good: Life expectancy with stage lung cancer is not good. The average is 5-6 months. With chemotherapy, the life expectancy is about a year.
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A member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Remission: A leukemia term. Ned=no evidence of disease. There can be "oligo-metastasis" (few that is) than can be ablated or even respond chemo. Exceptions to t ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It's not great but-: -this is a question for your treating physician. He/she is aware of your situation.
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