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Lymphoma Stage 4 Survival Rate
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
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
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
Blood malignancy: Depending on condition at diagnosis, and with proper evaluation, staging, and treatment - excellent chances for complete remission! ...Read more
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
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
I have hormone positive her2 negative breast ca and had mastectomy. 19 of 20 nodes positive. I assume it has spread to stage 4. Survival rate?
Stage III: If it has not spread beyond the nodes, it is still stage 3. Your doc will likely do scans to make sure it has not. God willing it has not, and you will get chemo, radiation, and hormone therapy. I'm afraid it has a high chance of relapse but focus on getting the treatment as prescribed and on time. No man can see the future. Best to you, my dear. ...Read more
Combo therapy: The 5-year survival rate for children with Wilms tumor is 92%. Those with stage III tumors with a favorable histology have a 4-year survival rate from 94% to 99%. Stage IV and V tumors have a 4-year survival rate of 86% and 87% respectively. For more advanced stages of Wilms’ tumor, we often combine chemotherapy and surgery with radiation therapy. ...Read more
4-18 months: Stage 4 stomach (gastric) cancer means the cancer has spread or metastasized to sites far from the stomach. Unfortunately, the prognosis is poor. The median range of survival for stage 4 gastric cancer is 4 - 18 months. Experimental treatment options may be available depending upon your locale. ...Read more
I know of: No curative treatment for metastatic synsarc. If interval from DX to mets is short, that's worse. If long, and to lungs, some optimism of pulmonary met resection. I'm sorry for being so blunt. Unfortunately, I'm being quite honest. ...Read more
Approx 15% live 5 yr:
Stage iv: the 5-year survival rate is about 15% to 20%. The 10-year survival is about 10% to 15%, according to cancer.Org.
So about 1 out of 5 or 6 chance of living five years.
Some new drugs are coming out for melanoma, and there can be spontaneous remissions. But distant spread of melanoma is a tough one.
Good luck. ...Read more
Survival: Only god knows how long we are going to live and when we are going to die. Having said that, at least based on studies we have on average - 15 months would be the average survival rate. It could be shorter or longer than that. With better understanding about the biology of the cancer and the use of newer biological agents in the appropriate case- survival would be longer hopefully. ...Read more
D/w your oncologist: In general, the median overall survival of stage 4 kidney cancer will be around 16 to 20 months- with a 5 year overall survival of less than 10%. If eligible for il-2, in selected cases, (will depend on the location of metastases, the type of cancer cells, how much metastases, other prognostic factors- overall condition etc) - il-2, can give dramatic and durable responses. D/w your md. ...Read more
What is the survival rate for someone with stage 4 ovarian cancer that has spread to the brain, when she is 84?
What is a layman's description of small cell stage 4 lung cancer and Survival rate of patient agreed mid 30's?
Stage 4 rectal cancer two spots in lung and one on ovary. What is survival rate, someone answer me honestly! Stop beating around the bush.?
Rectal cancer: There are many factors to consider to determine the prognosis of stage IV rectal cancer. The age at diagnosis, sex, race, grade of the tumor, known metastasis, and what form of surgery or other treatment has already been done all affect what the long-term prognosis is. Your best bet is to discuss your particular situation with your oncologist, who can give you the best advice. Good luck. ...Read more
Just been told rectal cancer stage 4 spot on ovary and two in lung. What is survival rate, please be honest with me, have a child and need to prepare?
Wish you wellness: And to get over it soon, hard to give you an estimate with limited information on this limited platform, staging of your disease would be performed by the treating team, mainly the oncologist, the radiotherapist and possibly the surgeon, is it an end-stage disease, don't think so, several treatment protocols are available, and major strides have been reached in treatment of cancer, all the best ...Read more
Fatherinlaw found out today prostate cancer in glands, bladder, bones, stage 4. What is the survival rate for him, family wondering. Thanks?
Unfortunately poor: The overall outcome is not good, I would suggest following his physicians lead and make the time remaining as comfortable, enjoyable and as loving as possible. My thoughts are with your family. ...Read more
Doctor my friend is 42 years old and she has got stage 4 metastasis breast what is the survival rate/... for how many years will she survive? .
Stage IV: ... means cancer has metastasized to distant locations outside of the breast. There is no established therapy for cure at this stage; but therapy may improve survival time and quality of life. Numerous factors influence survival time. In the U.S. half of women lived less than 2 yrs, but 20% of women lived more than 5 years. As a friend you may be very important for providing emotional support. ...Read more
Is a CEA lab result of a 4.4 a good indicator for stage 4 colon cancer that perhaps the cancer has not spread that much? Better survival rate?
No: Cea (carcinoembryonicantigen) is a protein that is released by some tumors into the bloodstream. It is useful for follow-up of cancer after treatment, ie, if the CEA is elevated before treatment and returns to normal after treatment, we are optimistic that the cancer was well-treated. If it then becomes elevated, we must search for recurrence. In your case, it is impt to know the # pre-rx. ...Read more
5 year=53.5%: As long as it's localized in lungs ...Read more