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Doctor insights on: Lymphoma Stage 4 Survival Rate

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Dr. Michael Thompson
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Lymphoma (Definition)

Lymphoma is cancer of the lymph system, which is an infection fighting collection of nodes of lymph tissue populated by white blood cells and ducts that drain excess fluid. The system ...Read more


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What is the average survival rate for stage 4 lymphoma?

What is the average survival rate for stage 4 lymphoma?

Need more info: Stage 4 means involving the bone marrow (or other "extranodal" organs). The prognosis depends on a variety of factors including the subtype of hodgkin's or non-hodgkin's lymphoma. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate with large b cell lymphoma stage 4?

50%: However, there are numerous features about an individual lymphoma that point to worse or better survival for that individual. And survival is dependent on treatment as well; the use of the monoclonal antibody, rituximab, greatly impacts on survival. Finally, the medical community does not equate survival with cure, so we tend to talk about five year survival and ten year survival. ...Read more

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Stage 4 non hodgkin's lymphoma 10 year survival rate?

Stage 4 non hodgkin's lymphoma 10 year survival rate?

Still good prognosis: Survival rates for nhl vary widely, depending on the lymphoma type, stage, age of the patient, and other variables. The overall 5-year relative survival rate for patients with non-hodgkin’s lymphoma is 63% and the 10-year relative survival rate is 51%. All the best, hk. ...Read more

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What can they mean by a "5 year survival rate" for hodkins lymphoma?

Means Chance of surv: 5-year survival is common parameter used to indicate the chances of being alive 5 years later(after treatment). It usually means that person is cured of their cancer. This is a yard stick of control rates/successes of the treatments currently used. For hodgkin disease there is a high cure rate(>80%)at 5 years and beyond! ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of lymphoma if using chemotherapy in children ?

What is the survival rate of lymphoma if using chemotherapy in children ?

Need more info: The prognosis depends on a variety of factors including the subtype of hodgkin's or non-hodgkin's lymphoma. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate for young adults that have lymphoma or leukemia?

What is the survival rate for young adults that have lymphoma or leukemia?

Blood malignancy: Depending on condition at diagnosis, and with proper evaluation, staging, and treatment - excellent chances for complete remission! ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of primary CNS lymphoma?

What is the survival rate of primary CNS lymphoma?

It Varies: Many factors determine the prognosis of patients with pcnsl including the extent of disease, its response to treatment, underlying immune problems like hiv/aids, and others. With aggressive chemotherapy or a combination of chemotherapy and radiation, patients with normal immune systems can survive on average about 3-4 years. This means some people's tumors return early, but others are cured. ...Read more

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What is survival rate for Stage III Hodgkin's Lymphoma?if Chemo is not given?

What is survival rate for Stage III Hodgkin's Lymphoma?if Chemo is not given?

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 ...Read more

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What is the survival rate for non-hodgkins lymphoma in a 17 year old girl?

What is the survival rate for non-hodgkins lymphoma in a 17 year old girl?

Good: The 5-year survival rate for those younger than 20 years of age with nhl increased from less than 50% in the 60's and 70's to over 75% recently. See your hematologist or oncologist for more details and therapy options. ...Read more