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Survival rate of stomach cancer stage 4?

Survival rate of stomach cancer stage 4?

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

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What is the survival rate of stomach cancer in its early stage?

What is the survival rate of stomach cancer in its early stage?

Unfortunately...: It really depends on the total staging of the gastric cancer. "early stage" might mean something different for you and me. If you have the t stage, nodal stage, and metastasis information, it will help clarify what stage and survival rates. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate for someone with stage 4 stomach cancer?

What is the survival rate for someone with stage 4 stomach cancer?

Not good: The overall 5 year survival for gastric cancer is 10-21%, after successful surgery the survival is 24-57%, but most patients recurred after 3 years. Stage IV gastric cancer survival rate is in the single digits. ...Read more

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How bad is stage 3 stomach cancer? What are the chances of survival and or how long can one live?

How bad is stage 3 stomach cancer? What are the chances of survival and or how long can one live?

Can be cured.: Stage iii stomach cancer can potentially be cured with aggressive treatment that usually includes surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. It is difficult to give exact numbers for survival without knowing more details of tumor size, number of lymph nodes involved, etc. ...Read more

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In stage 3 stomach cancer with 3 lymph nodes infected margin clear what is the survival rate with treatments of both chemo and radiation?

Yes.: Radiation therapy has been shown to improve survival in combination with chemotherapy after surgery for stomach cancer. Your local board-certified radiation and medical oncologists can provide more detailed explanations. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of someone with stage 4 stomach cancer that spread to multiple lymph nodes and organs surrounding the stomach?

What is the survival rate of someone with stage 4 stomach cancer that spread to multiple lymph nodes and organs surrounding the stomach?

Unknown: This is an impossible question to answer for an individual. Clearly, it is less for someone with the above findings than it is for someone who doesn't have all of the above. When we look at 5-yr survival rates for a given cancer, that is the average survival of thousands of people with the disease. Every individual has other factors to consider. Even then, prediction is faulty. ...Read more

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What are survival odds for early stage stomach cancer? It’s stage 1, so is it likely it can be cured? Will I have to worry about it coming back?

What are survival odds for early stage stomach cancer? It’s stage 1, so is it likely it can be cured? Will I have to worry about it coming back?

Depends: Would need more information on tumor size, location, cell type, and surgical margins but stage 1 would have the best results & best survival statistics. May likely need repeat endoscopy & biopsies in the future to watch. ...Read more

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Why is Cyramza's 9 month Overall Survival considered positive, if most advanced stomach cancer patients manage to make it past one year?

Why is Cyramza's 9 month Overall Survival considered positive, if most advanced stomach cancer patients manage to make it past one year?

Ask her doctor: There is not enough info here to even give an opinion. Her test results is in the best position to answer your questions, ...Read more

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What are the chances of survival following a stomach cancer diagnosis?

What are the chances of survival following a stomach cancer diagnosis?

Dependson stage.: The treatment and survival depends on how deep the cancer has penetrated the wall of the stomach, and if there is any spread beyond the stomach. For very early stomach cancer, after surgery, there is about a 70% chance of surviving 5 years. This drops to 30-40% if the cancer has spread to the lymph nodes, and about 5% if there is spread to other organs. Not all patients are candidates for surgery. ...Read more

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I have had a dull ache in my stomach for three weeks now. No other symptoms. Is it a possibility that I have stomach cancer?

I have had a dull ache in my stomach for three weeks now. No other symptoms. Is it a possibility that I have stomach cancer?

Stomachache.: There's a difference her between "possible" and "probable". Is it possible, sure. Is it probable, no. That being said, though, an ache that has not relented for three weeks should be investigated for cause. ...Read more

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I don't know how far along it is. Generally what is the mortality rate for patients with stomach cancer?

I don't know how far along it is. Generally what is the mortality rate for patients with stomach cancer?

NCI data: The 5-year survival rates by stage for stomach cancer treated with surgery are as follows*:

stage ia

71%

stage ib

57%

stage iia

46%

stage iib

33%

stage iiia

20%

stage iiib

14%

stage iiic

9%

stage iv

4%

*the survival rates above come from the national cancer institute’s seer database. ...Read more

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Please describe the mortality rate of stomach cancer?

Depends on stage: Early cancers have excellent prognosis. Unfortunately, many cases are discovered in late stages. These have poorer outlook. ...Read more

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I'm givin three lortabs aday, my doctors is now thinking that it wasn't my heart but stomach cancer, pain has been worse, took 4 in 24 hour. I'm I safe?

I'm givin three lortabs aday, my doctors is now thinking that it wasn't my heart but stomach cancer, pain has been worse, took 4 in 24 hour. I'm I safe?

Probably OK: You didn't say what strength you were taking but if you have been taking this amount (3 a day) for awhile it shouldn't be dangerous. Do you have stomach cancer? That might require different or stronger medication. You need to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is life expectancy for someone in stage 3 stomach cancer that refuses to take therapy?

What is life expectancy for someone in stage 3 stomach cancer that refuses to take therapy?

No answer: It is not possible to predict the survival time in a particular person. The law of averages may suggest a few months, but there are enough exceptions thus making a prediction unreliable. ...Read more

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What are my chances of stomach cancer at 30? Having burning feeling in stomach that comes and goes and been nauseous in morning past 3 days

See doctor: Your risk of cancer is low. However, you should see a doctor for evaluation as you may have a stomach infection with Helicobacter pylori. It can be treated with antibiotic.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Hi. My father has been diagnosed with stomach cancer, 1/3 of stomach has been affected. What stage it is and how long I can expect he will be alive?

Hi. My father has been diagnosed with stomach cancer, 1/3 of stomach has been affected. What stage it is and how long I can expect he will be alive?

Can tell: With out more info re: lymph node status, local spread and metastasis. You need to see a gastroenterologist and oncologist ASAP.
EVERY PATIENT IS DIFFERENT so no one can put a time table on one's life ...Read more

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How common is stomach cancer in the U.S., and does it mostly affect certain types of people, such as meat-eaters?

Not very common: Stomach or gastric cancers have decreased in the US since the 1940's. There are some stomach cancers however associated with H. pylori stomach infections. Smoked foods, excess alcohol intake, and cigarette smoking may be associated with stomach cancer. It is more common in other countries than the US. ...Read more

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Stage 4? Stomach cancer. Is chemotherapy advisable with 33 kgs weight, age 66, height5.3 please advise

Stage 4? Stomach cancer. Is chemotherapy advisable with 33 kgs weight, age 66, height5.3 please advise

Stomach cancer: Chemotherapy is the mainstay therapy for stage IV stomach cancer. Other option will be only palliative care/hospice if one does not want to get active therapy. Whether one is a good candidate or not for chemo will depend on how good is the overall situation- can the person take care oneself? How much assistant she/he needs for daily activity etc? Discuss further with the oncologist re-tx options. ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get stomach cancer?

Do a lot of people get stomach cancer?

Stomach cancer: According to the world health organization, stomach cancer causes about 800, 000 deaths worldwide per year. If you think you have stomach cancer or have symptoms that concern you, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Stomach Cancer (Definition)

A disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the ...Read more