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What Is My Expected Survival Rate If I Am A Victim To It
A lot depends on: Other co-morbid factors and the type of operation that was needed, assuming that you are talking about perforated duodenal ulcer. If the person is otherwise healthy and an extensive resection was not necessary, then prognosis is very good. Ask the surgeon for specific details. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
???: 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
Lung cancer has spread not to the brain but the bones actually, how long to live or what's the survival rate if i go through chemo?
Depends on a number : Of factors. Discuss with your team of docs (orthopod, oncologist, pcp & any other specialitist that you may need). Chemo/radiation are generally best options, with some surgical procedure to stabilize a broken or a bone that is weakened (but not yet broken). The idea is to improve the quality of life for as long as possible. Survival is dependent on cancer type and its response to the meds.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info: Prognosis in all is still very good in young adults when treated with aggressive chemotherapy (and possibly radiation). One of the most powerful prognostic features is cytogenetics (e.g. Philadelphia chromosome, mll, and tel/aml1). T versus b cell, CNS involvement, response to initial chemo, all give additional information. ...Read more
Neonatologists & OBs: Expert baby doctors know chances of survival vary a lot. Survival of an embryo or fetus to live birth can be affected by maternal health, fetal health, abnormalities, bleeding, etc. The rate of survival of a newborn (the first month) depends on health of the baby, complications during pregnancy or delivery, infections and problems in the nursery and other factors, such as gestational age at birth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does 10 year survival rate mean? If 10 yr survival rate is 70% for a condition, does that mean 70% people will just survive around 10 years only?
It means the odds of: It means the odds of long term survival are 70%. This typically means that such people are expected to live for long term and have a normal life span. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on what drugs were taken and their effects on the organs of the body. ...Read more
Very good: 90%: The French Vasculitis Study Group published findings of 2 large prospective trials (following affected patients over time into the future) in 2013 which involved 105 patients. Overall survival was 90% at 7 years regardless of baseline severity. Relapses were frequent (38%). Age at or above 65 years was the only factor associated with a higher risk of death during follow-up care. ...Read more
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