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Dr. Marvin Ott Dr. Ott
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How many patients get amyloidosis?

Dr. Marvin Ott Dr. Ott
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How many patients get amyloidosis?

Extremely Rare: The incidence of amyloidosis among the general population is approximately 5-13 cases per 1 million people per year. That is a VERY low number. Hope this helps!

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27536687 ...Read more

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Amyloidosis (Definition)

A condition where there is a build up of amyloid proteins (considered an abnormal protein) in the heart, kidneys, ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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How many people have anderson-fabry disease?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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How many people have anderson-fabry disease?

Fabry: Incidence is 1 in 40, 000 to 1 in 120, 000 of live births for males. ...Read more

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Help please? How many years can people live with stage 2 chronic kdney disease?

Help please? How many years  can people live with stage 2 chronic kdney disease?

Don't panic.: Stage 2 chronic kidney disease is mild and if it remains stable, should not affect your lifespan significantly. Lead a common-sense healthy lifestyle (healthy diet, exercise, avoid smoking, etc) and keep regular checkups with your primary care physician. If the kidney disease progresses (which it sometimes can), you should be referred to a nephrologist who can help manage this chronic condition. ...Read more

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How many years you can live with cirrhosis?

How many years you can live with cirrhosis?

It depends...: The cause of liver cirrhosis has a lot to do with the answer to your question. Patients may live for many years with proper treatment and monitoring. However, there are fulminant forms of cirrhosis for which life expectancy without a transplant is weeks, months at best. Proper diagnosis and evaluation will chart the course for both treatment and prognosis. ...Read more

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How do you treat patients who have both myelodysplasia and hemochromatosis?

How do you treat patients who have both myelodysplasia and hemochromatosis?

See one's hematologi: Treatment of myelodysplasia and hemochromatosis depends on the severity of the individual diseases and which one is causing the biggest problem. A hematologist/oncologist can sort this out. ...Read more

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How many people have lupus?

How many people have lupus?

Estimate: Numbers are difficult to obtain but the estimate for the United States is between 500, 000 and 1.5 million have lupus. Women greatly outnumber men with this disease. Black skinned individuals have the highest incidence. The peak ages are between 15 and 40. ...Read more

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How long do patients live with multiple myeloma?

How long do patients live with multiple myeloma?

Depends: Myeloma has a variable natural history. Many patients have had myeloma for years prior to diagnosis without realizing it, while others are diagnosed by screening for monoclonal protein in the blood. Modern hematologists can use advanced treatments like velcade, revlimid, (lenalidomide) thalomid, and stem cell transplant, allowing myeloma patients to live longer than ever. More info: http://bit.Ly/lrzotm. ...Read more

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Can you explain to me how some cancers are treatable but others are not? For examp. How can 2 forms of leukemia at same stage lead to different prog?

Can you explain to me how some cancers are treatable but others are not? For examp. How can 2 forms of leukemia at same stage lead to different prog?

Cancers: There are umpteenth number of cancers and all of them have different treatment and prognosis. One cancer may behave differently in two individuals. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many old people die of cancer, cardiocerebrovascular disease?

Can you let me know how many old people die of cancer, cardiocerebrovascular disease?

Almost simlar number: Cancer is now starting to kill more people than heart disease except in the very elderly(over 85 year age group). This isi because the survival of heart diseases has improved greatly in the last 25-30 years whereas cancer related deaths are either same or increasing. The number of cancer related deaths is about 600, 000 per year in the us alone. ...Read more

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How many people develop cancer every day and how many have pancreatic cancer?

How many people develop cancer every day and how many have pancreatic cancer?

Too many: The estimates for all new cancer cases in the U.S. For 2012 is over 1.6 million with just under 44, 000 pancreatic cancer cases. You can view the 2012 cancer statistics at: http://onlinelibrary.Wiley.Com/doi/10.3322/caac.20138/full. ...Read more

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How many diseases out there don't have a name? And what happens to these people?

How many diseases out there don't have a name? And what happens to these people?

Evolving: There is always some new strain of virus or bacteria evolving, and several groups of shared symptoms (syndromes) that occur based on changes in the environment and genetics. They show up in clinics and hospitals from time to time, and are addressed by the collective healthcare system. If you're curious, come on -- get in the game -- join the team and contribute to wellness in any way you can! ...Read more

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People who have sickle-cell disease are resistant to malaria (they can't get malaria). How is this possible?

People who have sickle-cell disease are resistant to malaria (they can't get malaria). How is this possible?

They can get Malaria: In a person who has sickle-cell trait – the red blood cells are destroyed prematurely before the Plamodium can reproduce. According to one study “Sickle cell trait provides 60% protection against overall mortality. Most of this protection occurs between 2-16 months of life, before the onset of clinical immunity in areas with intense transmission of malaria.” See: ...Read more

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How many people die from scleroderma?

How many people die from scleroderma?

Rare disease: Scleroderma is a very rare autoimmune disease which often results in a progressive decline in health resulting in death, due to the fact that little or no treatment options exist for scleroderma. It is quite rare, among the rarest of all immune complex diseases. ...Read more

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How do I find other people with leukocytoclastic vasculitis?

How do I find other people with leukocytoclastic vasculitis?

Behcet Disease: I doubt there are many local support groups for this. Google support groups for this condition. Here is a good place to start. http://www.vasculitisfoundation.org/hypersensitivityvasculitis good luck. ...Read more

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How many people have multiple sclerosis?

How many people have multiple sclerosis?

200 cases each WK: It is estimated approximately 250, 000. To 350, 000. People are affected in usa and 200 cases are diagnosed each week. ...Read more

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