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Doctor insights on: What Is The Average Age Of Children Diagnosed With Neuroblastoma

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Dr. Troy Reyna
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Neuroblastoma (Definition)

A type of cancer that forms in certain types of nerve tissue. It most frequently starts from one ...Read more


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What is the average life span for babies with glioblastoma tumors?

What is the average life span for babies with glioblastoma tumors?

Variable: Glioblastoma is a specific type of tumor that usually presents in adults. It has a short median survival measured in months. Childhood brain tumors are of many different types and have a variable life span. ...Read more

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What is the average survival percentages of an american adult with the most common types of cancer?

What is the average survival percentages of an american adult with the most common types of cancer?

Widely variable: There is such a huge range among different kinds of cancer, and the cancer stage. Would be happy to try to answer if you resubmit with more detail. ...Read more

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What is the youngest age that kids can get the typical mono syndrome?

What is the youngest age that kids can get the typical mono syndrome?

Possible at any age.: In developed countries, infants and young children who catch mononucleosis may have no symptoms, but any patient could present with sore throat, cold symptoms, headache, enlarged lymph nodes, fever, and/or liver or spleen enlargement or a rash. ...Read more

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What is the average age of death for a lupus patient?

What is the average age of death for a lupus patient?

Difficult to say : Life expectancy has improved over the years for lupus patients. Used to, patients with lupus were more apt to die from complications of their disease and infections as a result of the therapies. Now with better recognition and therapy for lupus, we are beginning to see more death as a result of cardiovascular disease. Thus; it all the more important to have follow with your primary and your rheu. ...Read more

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What is the average age for developing heart disease in males?

What is the average age for developing heart disease in males?

Average?: Not really an average age. Cv dz depends on many factors: age, race, family history, lifestyle factors (diet, exercise, weight, smoking, alcohol, coffee, drugs), other health problems (diabetes, dyslipidemia, high bp), etc. Arteries may generally harden over time, but we'd like to prevent coronary artery dz in everyone. Even so, we describe CAD as premature before 45. Risk may triple every 10 yrs. ...Read more

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What are the chances of reversing autism if diagnosed at 2 years of age?

What are the chances of reversing autism if diagnosed at 2 years of age?

Autism diagnosis: I agree with colleagues that autism is a life-long disorder. That said, keep informed with the latest autism news, join autism support groups, plan to reassess the diagnosis if there is improvement or decline in overall functioning . Get a second opinion. See: https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Autism I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How is tbi treated in older children like at the age of 6yrs old?

How is tbi treated in older children like at the age of 6yrs old?

TBI: Treatment of tbi is really based on the sequelae of the brain injury and focused on the problems whether they be speech, motor function, etc. ...Read more

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What is the common age for a child to appear with ADHD symptoms?

What is the common age for a child to appear with ADHD symptoms?

Diagnosis at 4: According to the american academy of pediatrics, the diagnosis can be made in a child as young as 4 years of age. ...Read more

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What are the causes of autism or how is it diagnosed to young children?

What are the causes of autism or how is it diagnosed to young children?

No known cause: There is currently no known cause. A diagnosis is usually made after a psychiatrist or physician obtains a complete history and physical and bases the diagnosis on specific criteria. Often a test called the ados can provide further information in making the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the outcome for children born with SGA?

What is the outcome for children born with SGA?

Not just the weight: but the maturity, whether term or preterm, lots of factors contribute, if acting fine, good APGAR score at delivery, full term, or preterm but reached certain maturity scoring, wasn't ill, didn't spend much in NICU, should be fine with normal growth and development, even babies born with extreme prematurity, with special care they achieve their potential and grow normally ...Read more

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What is the youngest age a child can be diagnosed with depression?

What is the youngest age a child can be diagnosed with depression?

In nature: Most failure to thrive babies are actually depressed. This can be seen throughout the entire animal kingdom. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of ADHD? And at what age is it most noticed in children?

What are symptoms of ADHD? And at what age is it most noticed in children?

ADHD: Usually, we discover the problem when the child enters school. The signs may be: non stop motion, talking too much in class, not following instruction, not focusing on tasks that require long time of attention ( although these kids may be able to focus on games for hours and hours). ...Read more

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What is the prognosis for someone who has stage 3 lymphoma in a young adult?

What is the prognosis for someone who has stage 3 lymphoma in a young adult?

What type lymphoma: There are several different types of lymphoma, and the prognosis varies a great deal depending upon the type of lymphoma and/or patient's characteristics, such as age and baseline state of health. In addition to Hodgkins lymphoma, there are so many types of non-Hodgkins lymphoma that it is even confusing for some doctors. The doctor who diagnosed the lymphoma is best person to ask re. prognosis. ...Read more

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What would be the average lifespan of an adult, after being diagnosed with diabetes?

What would be the average lifespan of an adult, after being diagnosed with diabetes?

Too Complex for Data: There are too many variables to offer even a wild guess; such data more hollywood writers than physicians. Current age, age at onset, age when first started (before onset), how severe, how treated, in what ways, with what degree of success, potential complications of multiple interacting treatment strategies, how long would have lived without dm, etc. Are all huge & highly relevant variables. ...Read more

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What is the course of aml in someone older?

What is the course of aml in someone older?

The incidence of AML: ...increases with age, and this poses a challenge because older patients are more likely have difficulties withstanding the side effects of standard chemotherapy treatments. The response rate of the disease to treatment is not so much determined by the age of the patient as it is by the type of AML, and it's genetic and histologic features. ...Read more

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Why is the prognosis of someone who may have stage 2B lymphoma in a young adult?

Why is the prognosis of someone who may have stage 2B lymphoma in a young adult?

Potentially curable.: Stage IIb Hodgkin's Lymphoma is considered advanced but very susceptible to chemotherapy and radiation, thus potentially curable. The 5 year survival rate for stage II is 90%. Having "B" symptoms can lower this excellent prognosis, but with more aggressive treatment, this is curable. ...Read more