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What is the survival rate for secondary CNS non hodgkin lymphoma

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Certainly YES: Although chemotherapy and radiation can cause infertility in both men & women after treatment for lymphoma, some patients do recover years later and a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
MD Anderson: Md anderson, houston texas, is the best. Toll-free from mexico and canada: 800-811-6167 e-mail: [email protected]
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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
This depends: Non-hodgkin lymphoma comprises many different types of lymphoma. "best" treatment depends upon the subtype of lymphoma. Regimens for b-cell lymphoma i ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
At 5 years: 30% on average. Response rates to first therapy much better, but high rates of recurrence. Good luck.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Check expert sites: Cancer survival statistics apply to groups. Individuals either do well or don't. Working with good doctors who have experience with the conditions is ... Read More
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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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Impossible question: Some rare tumors do OK, others poorly. Depends on exactly which tumor type
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marek Bozdech
48 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Good: For patients under the age of 40, the two year disease-free survival rate is 70%. And since there are few late relapses in BL due to its aggressivenes ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: About 70-80% of children and about 50% of adults are alive 5 years after the diagnosis. See this site for more info. http://www.abta.org/understanding ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
30 years experience Medical Oncology
Many are cured: Lymphoblastic lymphoma (LBL) and Burkitt lymphoma (BL) are both aggressive lymphomas with a rapid rate of cell division. For patients who are able to ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Tay
29 years experience Radiation Oncology
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
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Carcinoid cancer: That is very variable and it is essential that you sit down with your doctors and fully understand what they are telling you. The possibilities for g ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Jarrard
20 years experience General Surgery
Blood malignancy: Depending on condition at diagnosis, and with proper evaluation, staging, and treatment - excellent chances for complete remission!
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
Risk of Hodgkin's dz: There is no one "defect" that causes hodgkin's disease, but risk factors include a high socioeconomic status, having a family member with the disease, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Higby
51 years experience Medical Oncology
50%: However, there are numerous features about an individual lymphoma that point to worse or better survival for that individual. And survival is depende ... Read More
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Dr. Leon Katz
Dr. Leon Katz answered
28 years experience Bariatrics
Poor: While the answer to your question is very disheartening, i would advise you to meet with a cancer specialist affiliated with a major institution near ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
It is quite good: These are fast growing lymphomas that respond well to modern chemotherapy. Your doctor can tell you what risk category you fall into based on your age ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Pederson
26 years experience General Surgery
Depends on stage: Carcinoid syndrome is different than having a carcinoid tumor. The syndrome is caused by the tumor secreting a hormone (serotonin) which can cause flu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Issam Halaby
24 years experience General Surgery
Liver cancer : It really depends on the extent of liver involvement . If the disease involved one live love that can be successfully and completely resected then sur ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Polycythemia: No. See your oncologist or hematologist to discuss various causes and appropriate workup and if needed, therapeutic phlebotomy as a treatment.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
31 years experience Holistic Medicine
That depends: Depends on the type of lymphoma, the age of the person, and access to health care.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Curable: Unlike (many or most) solid tumors of stage IV, Hodgkin lymphoma stage IV can be cured for ever. Best wishes

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