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High Grade Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma Life Expectancy
What is life expectancy for stage 4 non-hodgkin's lymphoma that has spread to spine, liver & spleen?
Depends.: Life expectancy after diagnosis is dependent upon stage of disease among other things. The earlier the stage the better the prognosis and the longer we expect someone to remain in remission and the longer we expect them to survive. ...Read more
Depends on location: High grade nhl is curable and should be evaluated & treated at a center with experience. However, the treatment may be 4-6 months long and patient will also need family/caregiver support. If the diagnosis is confirmed, subtype properly identified and adequately staged treatment may be safely and skillfully delivered at local or regional cancer center. Access to clinical trials is very helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My fathers biopsy result is below. High grade non hodgkin lymphoma probably of t cell origin. Is it curable?
TcellNHL: The cure is dependent on sub t cell types, stage of disease, age of patient, lymphoma in node or organ, person's ability to do activity of daily living and ldh level. The doctor needs to know these things. Your father's hematologist/oncologist must have them and would be in a better position to answer. Thanks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My fathers biopsy report is given below. High grade non hodgkin lymphoma probably of t cell origin. Is this curable ?
Elevated lipase iabsence of pancreatic issue a sign of non Hodgkin lymphoma? recently read report. my eus & mrcp normal. asymptomatic, never attack.
Not from lymphoma: Elevated lipase should not be equated with pancreatitis if amylase is normal. When lipase is significantly elevated but amylase is normal. elevation of lipase can be related to renal insufficiency, sources of lipolytic enzymes due to malignant tumors , hypertriglyceridemia , or to subclinical pancreatitis in patients without abdominal pain Not common with non Hodgkins lymphoma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Diagnosis. B.Cell non hodgkin, s lymphoma favor burkitt, s lymphoma. This us the result of biopsy taken during appendicectomy. D20 positive and tdt neg?
CD20 is a B-Cell: Marker hence the assignment of a b-cell nhl. Tdt is an immunohistochemical stain used to classify blood cells. Burkitt's is a very aggressive process -- get started on a plan with a hematologist straight away. ...Read more
Indefinitely: If you have completed your treatment and you are in remission, it is recommended that your are seen by an oncologist every 3-6 months for 5 years, and annually thereafter (2012 nccn guidelines). http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/nhl.pdf. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scans and biopsy: Patients may have a lump(s) or feel quite ill with fever, night sweats, weight loss and/or anemia which brings them in to the ED or md. Many times blood tests and scans/x-rays are done which lead to a suspicion of lymphoma. A biopsy is required to prove that indeed the patient has lymphoma and also to tell exactly what type of lymphoma they have. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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