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What Is Life Span Of Someone With Angiocarcinoma
Variable: The modern treatment for myeloma has improved the survival of those who have it, considerably, doubling it up from 3.5 years to 7 years(Average). Clearly some patients can live for 10 years and some even longer. The longest survivor that I have heard/read about lived 20 years. We are now expecting some cures too!!!. ...Read more
Can be quite long: Remember, an individual is not an average. With dementia dx, a person under 70 averages 10.7 yrs but less if they are frail or ill. In a study of all ages, average survival after DX of alzheimers or dementia was 4.5 yrs. But, with good care and an otherwise strong, healthy body - life with dementia can exceed averages by a lot yet it definitely shortens average life expectancy. ...Read more
Generally, normal: People with eds generally have a normal lifespan. Though, those with the rare vascular type of eds have a high risk of sudden death from organ or vessel rupture. Heart-related complications can shorten the lifespan of people with marfan syndrome, though many live into their 60's and 70's (i.e. Normal lifespan) with careful medical management. ...Read more
Presume you mean: A vertebral body, because you cannot remove the entire spine. Usually this is done for cancer traveled to the bony spine, but longevity/length of survival depends on many other factors...Is that the only site of disease? Time from initial diagnosis to the new finding. How "healthy" is the patient, vigorous and out of bed and chair or sedentary? Did you ask the operating surgeon? Ask! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Impossible to say: The life span depends on the severity of the diseases. Most patients with these diseases have a normal life expectancy. ...Read more
What is the estimated life span of someone with copd, empysema who only have 30% of lung function?
Varies...: The most important treatments include smoking cessation and oxygen therapy, if the person's oxygen level is low enough to warrant it. Bronchodilator and steroid inhalers are also typically used in treatment. The disease is slowly progressive and smoking cessation and oxygen therapy do tend to slow progression. The rate of progression varies widely between patients so difficult to predict. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Variable : The problem with sickle cell anemia is prognosis varies. Most are living longer because of better infection control, newer medication like hydrea, and improved follow up managment. Some patients can have sickle cell and greater levels of hbf and they tend to do better. Predictors can include sausage digits, stroke, renal failure, anemia level less then 7, leukocytosis. The best answer is it varies. ...Read more
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