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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 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

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
D/W your oncologist: It will depend on the type of cancer, biology of cancer and the overall condition of the patient. Undifferentated carcinoma is just description of the ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Severe....: No cure......If no other primary or secondary......liver transplant is an option.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Moon
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends: Primary brain cancers aren't staged i-iv so you may be talking about a cancer from somewhere else that spread to the brain. Would also depend on how ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marisa Johnson
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Difficult to Say: That would depend on the cause of your CKD and treatment options that are available to you. I would discuss this with your nephrologist so that you ca ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Variable: The answer to this question really depends on how well the illness is managed and the rate of decline of the kidney function. Some patients may declin ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Class 4 CHF: I would say that she has a short remaining life-span, although heart meds will help. She may benefit from a ventricular assist device or an icd.
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A 45-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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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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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