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Stage 2 brain cancer survival rate

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Strasser
Radiation Oncology 21 years experience
Really depends: Are you talking a primary brain tumor or metastatic disease from another site. If a primary brain tumor, it depends on a few features - what grade - ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Many types: There are many forms of brain cancer. We would need to know the specific type to give you an answer.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Tay
Radiation Oncology 30 years experience
Depends: It really depends on whether it spread to the brain from somewhere else or if it started in the brain, and even then there would be many factors affec... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 22 years experience
That's right: I'm sorry to tell you that 3-5 years is right, but remember that's an average. That means some people live longer than 5 years, and some don't live a... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Grade 2 brain tumor: you may want to share your concern with your doctor and discuss treatment options etc. For slowly growing disease, in many cases, especially in young ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Depends.: There are different types of cancers that can occur in the brain. Some are worse than others. Some are easier to remove than others. Some masses cou... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
No: CAT scans rarely cause brain cancer. Certainly 2 scans have no such deleterious effect. So you can relax and quit worrying about it. Only if you have ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Other mets: Once a tumor has metastasized to the brain, the same tumor usually has spread to other organs as well. A few tumors, e.g., choriocarcinoma may still ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Little risk: Especially in the last 20 years, dental x-rays have used infinitesimal amounts of radiation. The exposure from CT scans is greater but it's still too ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 17 years experience
Lifetime risk: I understand that you are concerned about an increased risk of cancer from the radiation from diagnostic imaging. Although there is an increased risk ... Read More

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