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Prognosis stage 4 non hodgkins t cell lymphoma

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Dr. Gregory Sysyn
26 years experience Pediatrics
Start with this link: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-help/about-cancer/cancer-questions/childhood-non-hodgkins-lymphoma

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
NK/T cell NHL: The treatment is largely determined by the extent of disease. Patients with localized stage, therapy would be combined radiation and chemotherapy. Pat ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
CTCL subset of NHL: Cutaneous t-cell lymphoma (ctcl) is a subset of non-hodgkin's lymphoma (nhl). There are >40 nhl subtypes. Ctcl is one.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Not really: Non-hodgkin's lymphomas are a very large group of diseases. Lymph cell can be called t cells or b cells based on surface proteins. T cell lymphomas ar ... Read More
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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 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 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Tay
30 years experience Urology
Stage 4 : Stage 4 renal cell carcinoma usually means that the cancer has spread to other parts of the body. At this stage, the cancer is consider very aggressi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
34 years experience Thoracic Surgery
In general, not good: Non small cell is usually not as aggressive as small cell, but chemotherapy is not as effective. A lot depends on the functional status of your dad, ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes, potentially: Not all non-hodgkin lymphomas (nhl) are curable. The most common nhl is diffuse large b-cell lymphoma (dlbcl), which is curable in early (or late) st ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Garren
23 years experience Radiation Oncology
Spread pattern: Primarily, hodgkins lymphoma teens to spread from one lymph node site to an adjacent site. Non hodgkins lymphoma is more likely to skip lymph node c ... Read More
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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 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. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Many good treatments: You should go and see a Medical oncologist. They can treat you with chemotherapy which works very well and can often cure this disease. But avoid dela ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ibrahim ElGendy
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Very rare : It is very rare as the cancer cells might spread to another organs if not treated.you wont survive for more than 1 year
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Define primary: Definite treatment indicated. The primary site of the adenocarcinoma must be defined and resected if possible. Then what has metastasized will only ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Usitalo
39 years experience Urology
Poor: Unfortunately even with chemo, stage IV renal cell has a short survival time. Some reasonably good chemo agents are coming available but present thera ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rada Ivanov
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not good: Stage 3b non-small-cell-lung cancer is a very heterogeneous group of patients and as such there is no unanimous hard data on survival, unlike the earl ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Varies from months/y: The overall survival of stage 4 colon cancer varies from 1 to 3 years. Most patients have at least 2 years if their tumor responds to chemo. If you tu ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig MacArthur
33 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Sometimes: Stage 4 nb in children over 18 months of age is usually treated aggressively with chemotherapy, then surgery. This is followed with consolidation wit ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natarajan Raman
32 years experience Radiation Oncology
Prognosis is gaurded: See this web site from the american cancer society for guidance. http://www.cancer.org/cancer/livercancer/detailedguide/liver-cancer-survival-rates ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Cell type: There are two major types of lymphocytes, T and B. Both can cause lymphoma. What you are referring to is a lymphoma of the B cell type.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Variable: Depends on how much spread, were e it spread to, and if you are a candidate for chemotherapy. Can be either monthscor multiple years!
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Just possibly: I'm going to assume that the cancer is one of the common types of adenocarcinoma and that the diagnosis is correct. Arch surg jan 2009 (source for the ... Read More
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