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Non Hodgkins Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma
It can be cured: We have good treatments for patients with this diagnosis. It is curable in a majority of patients. So tell us more about it such as... who has it and what is being done to treat it??? ...Read more
My dad has stage 3b non hodgkins lymphoma of the diffuse large b cell type.What are the chances of his survival? First chemo went well.
My dad has large diffuse b cell type non hodgkins lymphoma stage 3b.Will he be fine? Its very hard to believe he has cancer.Am i going to lose him?
There are no obvious: Causitive agents like there is for lung cancer. It doesn't tend to run in families most of the time either. Risk factors for developing it are increasing age, male sex (slightly more common ) and being white. It is uncommon in young females such as yourself, but not unheard of. ...Read more
My cousin has large cell non hodgkins lymphoma. She has an infiltration of her liver. How is this treated & side effects? She's in stage 3.
What is the prognosis of stage 4 cancer non hodgkins lymphoma b cell with walderstoms IgM protein 4000?
Fairly good: We have good treatments for nonhodgkins lymphoma such that a fairly large proportion of patients are cured and can live a normal life. At least we can keep them alive for many years with the use of chemotherapy along with a biologic agent/immunotherapy drug called rituximab. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Diaginosed with positive b cell non hodgkins lymphomia stage 4, how long can you live without regular treatment?
Please Clarify: Why would you prolong, delay or not get treatment that is more than 95% likely to cure your condition? ...Read more
Yes.: Stem cell transplantation, usually from the patient's own bone marrow (autologous stem cell transplantation) can dure certain types of lymphoma that was not cured by chemotherapy. Transplantation using another person's cells (allogeneic transplant) is more experimental, but also capable of curing patients where other treatments have failed. ...Read more
Depends: Some patients have had great success with such treatment. Depends on the specific cell type. ...Read more
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