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What is the survival rate with stage 4 synovial sarcoma?

What is the survival rate with stage 4  synovial sarcoma?

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

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Sarcoma (Definition)

By definition, it is malignant (i.e., being locally invasive and at least theoreticlally capable of metastasizing), and arises from / mimics muscle or connective tissue elements that are not marrow or immune / white cells. The sarcomas are a tremendously varied and troublesome family of tumors, though thankfully less common than carcinomas and the leukemia / ...Read more


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What is the survival rate for ibc?

Overall?: Inflammatory breast cancer, correct? In the past, it's been difficult to find statistics specific to inflammatory breast cancer, which is a relatively locally advanced stage and thus more ominous. The most recent statistic i could find is 35% 5-year survival, worse than other breast cancers but far from hopeless. Many other factors also contribute to prognosis. Be brave and cherish your life. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of liposarcomas?

What is the survival rate of liposarcomas?

Depends: Depends on the stage. More advanced stages have shorter life expectancy. Also, remember that these are statistics, and predictable for a group of individuals, not a single individual. Talk to your health care team about your specific case. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of neuroblastoma?

What is the survival rate of neuroblastoma?

58: Overall survival rate is 58%; but it varies with stage of disease. Stage 1 about 100%; stage 2- 75%; stage 3- 43%; stage 4-15%; stage 4s 70-80%. ...Read more

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What's the survival rate if I go through chemo?

What's the survival rate if I go through chemo?

???: Friend, the answer to that question depends on the type of cancer, stage, and your general physical condition (for starters). If you are dealing with cancer and are facing chemo, you have the right to get all the answers you need from your doctor. Most oncologists will go the extra mile to answer your questions to the best of their abilities. Best to you. ...Read more

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My sperm has a low survival rate. Why?

My sperm has a low survival rate. Why?

Here are some ...: Would you provide more specifics and relevance for the contents in the Q? Do you mean low sperm count, motility, maturity...? So, without further details in semen analysis and medical background, it's hard to offer accurate pertinent opinions. Best wishes ... ...Read more

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What cancer has the lowest survival rate?

What cancer has the lowest survival rate?

Lowest survival CA: When you look at the data you find that pancreatic cancer comes up first(? or last). There are two other cancers that have a worse prognosis...Glioblastoma (a high grade brain tumor) and CNS lymphoma (lymphoma that starts in the central nervous system or brain). Both of these are even deadlier than pancreatic cancer. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate after a mastectomy?

What is the survival rate after a mastectomy?

>99%: The surgery itself has a very low risk in most patients. The main complications are bleeding and infection. These are easily identified and corrected if treatment is sought out early. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of premature babies?

What is the survival rate of premature babies?

How premi???: All premi's do not generate the same survival rates. Those below 26 weeks have much worse outlook than those at 34 and above.Yet even those born close to term can have devastating complications in labor/delivery or in the nursery. If you have a case in mind please submit more information in a separate question. ...Read more

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