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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
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