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non hodgkin's lymphoma stage 4 life expectancy?

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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 lymphoma has a more variable course.
Answered on Feb 7, 2019

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