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What Are The Odds Of Dying From Lymphoma Nowadays
Depends Stage/type: Hodgkin's and non-hodgkin's lymphomas each have different types and them they are staged one to four. Early stages have upwards of 90 percent survival. Stage four however still has goods odds of survival as well. Unless the specific type/stage of lymphoma is known the exact odds differs. Overall chemotherapy/radiotherapy and immunotherapy has really advanced to increase the odds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good odds: Stem cells are used following high dose chemotherapy. The cure is effectively achieved with high dose chemotherapy, the stem cells are used to repopulate the bone marrow so that normal blood formation can be revived. This process is commonly used for treatment of non hodgkins lymphomas as a rescue therapy and can salvage/cure about 50% of cases who have filed to get well with initial chemotherapy. ...Read more
What are the statistics of lymphoma in young adults(21) What are the odds that neck lumps could be cancerous? Have severe anxiety, please help!
Husband 7 yrs ago with4b hodgkin's lymphoma did standford iv, radiation remission for almost 6 yrs then relapse stg4 did ice and sct odds relapse again?
As a guestimate: Without the entire picture i would say 30-40%. ...Read more
Chemo/radiation in neck 11yrs ago for Hodgkins lymphoma now hard to swallow w/pain..has worsen. Doc did endoscopy n took out a lump odds of being bad?
Depends what type: There are about 60 types of lymphomas, some very indolent with survival same as normal people, and many with moderate prognosis, with survival measured in 5 to 10 years. Rare few are quite aggressive with survival measured in months or weeks. Best know exactly what kind and the diagnosis by expert will predict probability of survival. Talk to your doc. Lymphoma is a misnomer, it is not one disease ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lymphoma : To die from lymphoma, one must first develop one. If you or someone you know has it, it depends on the type of lymphoma. Some are very treatable, some are low grade, etc. Please be more specific. But altogether, lymphoma as a disease group is not that uncommon, especially in the elderly. ...Read more
Low: Hodgkin's lymphoma is treatable and curable disease in majority cases. With the treatment that we have for hodgkin's lymphoma , if treated appropriately, the risk for dying from hodgkin's lymphoma is low- approximately about 1 in 400 will have hodgkin's lymphoma 1:2000 will die from it. Off course, the prognosis will depend on the stage, and biology of the cancer as well as overall condition of pt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which things should I ask the hospital caseworker about hospice for my husband who's dying of lymphoma?
Ask if they can help: Sorry for your husband's illness. Hospice can be a source of great comfort both for you & your husband. They can provide respite care for you, so you can have some personal time while he is cared for he can have another volunteer come & visit. Hospice services typically provides all medication that is needed, but not for room and board. Typically the hospice nurse can answer all these questions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mother had leukemia & lymphoma , ended up inccu. Was dying. Nurse asked about her pacemaker. So we had it turned off. She died within 1/2 hour. Pacemaker dr said not recommend after fact. Why?
There is a lot to: Question. I assume the pacemaker was preventing her passing and when turned off her heart rythm became irregular and she passed. I am sorry for your loss. I am not sure of the recommendation. Why would it not be recommended? I cannot think of a reason, perhaps one exists or perhaps the doc had his own reason for saying this based on personal conviction. Interested to see answers. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
HI I am a 21 year old male and I am new here. I have no family history of colon cancer or colon problems but my grandfather had kidney cancer got his kidney removed and caught lymphoma and ended up dying from it at 61. About 2 weeks ago, I was on vacation
Malignancy: A lymphoma isma malignancy of a certain type of white blood cells called lymphocytes. These cells are found in the lymphatic system and the blood stream. When the disease appears primarily in lymph nodes it is called a lymphoma. There are many different types of lymphoma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Malignancy: A lymphoma is a malignancy of a certain type of white blood cells called lymphocytes. These cells are found in the lymphatic system and the blood stream. When the disease appears primarily in lymph nodes it is called a lymphoma. There are many different types of lymphoma. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Lymphoma: There are many types of lymphoma-from the agressive ones to the indolent ones. Each type has different biology and different response to therapy, as well as different prognosis etc. However, in general, lymphoma is a chemosensitive disease and is a radiosensitive disease. Yes, some lymphoma can be cured. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
T cell lymphoma?: I think you mean t cell lymphoma, a cancer of t cells or thymocytes that can cause lymph gland enlargement, low blood counts, fevers, and sweats. A particular subtype is gamma-delta (the greek letter for d) hepatosplenic lymphoma, which could also be what you're referring to. A good source of information is the leukemia & lymphoma society of america's website. ...Read more
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