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What is the rate of survival with a wilms tumor?

What is the rate of survival with a wilms tumor?

Excellent: Thankfully, great progress has been made for children with wilms tumor. There is almost universal survival for children with favorable histology and upwards of 80% survival even in children with advanced disease. ...Read more

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Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


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What is the survival rate for someone with a wilms tumor?

What is the survival rate for someone with a wilms tumor?

Wilm's tumor: survival rates depend on the cell type of the tumor and the stage it was in when it was discovered. Check the link below for a nice chart survival rates taking these into account. http://www.cancer.org/cancer/wilmstumor/detailedguide/wilms-tumor-survival-rates ...Read more

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What is the survival rate for someone with a wilms tumor?

Wilm's tumor: survival rates depend on the cell type of the tumor and the stage it was in when it was discovered. Check the link below for a nice chart survival rates taking these into account. http://www.cancer.org/cancer/wilmstumor/detailedguide/wilms-tumor-survival-rates ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of someone with malignant meningioma?

What is the survival rate of someone with malignant meningioma?

Stage: It depend to the stage of disease if stage 1 and be resected survival is good. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of someone with an advanced klatskin tumor?

What is the survival rate of someone with an advanced klatskin tumor?

Small to none: This is tumor at the junction of the left & right bile ducts. Symptoms (jaundice & pain) can be relieved somewhat with stents or palliative surgery to bypass the tumor. It is very difficult to cure once diagnosed. Radiation may be of some help to control symptoms. It is usually a fatal disease, but can be slow growing. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate for someone with a brain tumor?

What is the survival rate for someone with a brain tumor?

Tumor Type?: There is a wide spectrum of brain tumors. Many can be cured and others are very malignant. The kind of tumor, age, and functional status help neurosurgeons estimate survival. However, statistics apply to a population, not an individual. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate for a patient with carcinoid cancer?

What is the survival rate for a patient with carcinoid cancer?

Carcinoid cancer: That is very variable and it is essential that you sit down with your doctors and fully understand what they are telling you. The possibilities for good are what you want to hear and I hope that is the case. If they express concern you will frightened but please keep in mind that the methods for controlling cancers are moving forward very rapidly. I, and all others, wish you well. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of neuroblastoma?

What is the survival rate of neuroblastoma?

58: Overall survival rate is 58%; but it varies with stage of disease. Stage 1 about 100%; stage 2- 75%; stage 3- 43%; stage 4-15%; stage 4s 70-80%. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate for phyllodes tumors of the breast?

What is the survival rate for phyllodes tumors of the breast?

Varies with Type: Phyllodes tumors of the breast are very rare;therefore , rx data is lacking. These are classified as benign, borderline, or malignant; most people in the first two categories are cured by surgery; if malignant, the 5-yr survival is estimated at 60-80%. Rx consists of wide-excision; radiation and chemorx is controversial and reserved for the malignant sub-type. ...Read more

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What is the rate of survival of a diffuse b-cell lymphoma?

What is the rate of survival of a diffuse b-cell lymphoma?

It is quite good: These are fast growing lymphomas that respond well to modern chemotherapy. Your doctor can tell you what risk category you fall into based on your age and several aspects of your tumor which include it's stage at presentation. Outside of this, staying on time with chemotherapy and not having to reduce the intended dose lead to the highest cure rates. The majority of patients can be cured. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate for medulloblastoma(brain tumor)?

What is the survival rate for medulloblastoma(brain tumor)?

See below: About 70-80% of children and about 50% of adults are alive 5 years after the diagnosis. See this site for more info. http://www.abta.org/understanding-brain-tumors/types-of-tumors/medulloblastoma.html. ...Read more

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What is the rate of survival for a fibrosarcoma in adult?

What is the rate of survival for a fibrosarcoma in adult?

It depends: The size, grade, location and treatment are all factors to be considered.... Age....These factors also determine the treatment approach. The exact reading of pathology report is vital. Consult with your cancer doctor. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of patients with anaplastic astrocytoma?

What is the survival rate of patients with anaplastic astrocytoma?

3 years: The median survival for patients with a diagnosis of an anaplastic astrocytoma is 2.8 years (reference: journal of neurosurgery. 2007 apr;106(4):575-81.). The most important factor in determining the survival time period is the extent to which the tumor is removed surgically. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of a person diagnosed with stage 4 kidney cancer?

What is the survival rate of a person diagnosed with stage 4 kidney cancer?

D/w your oncologist: In general, the median overall survival of stage 4 kidney cancer will be around 16 to 20 months- with a 5 year overall survival of less than 10%. If eligible for il-2, in selected cases, ( will depend on the location of metastases, the type of cancer cells, how much metastases, other prognostic factors- overall condition etc) - il-2, can give dramatic and durable responses. D/w your md. ...Read more

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What is the rate of survival for carcinoid syndrome?

What is the rate of survival for carcinoid syndrome?

Years: It is almost always in years, depending on the extent of disease. It is a wide range, anywhere from a year and a half to 12-15 years. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate for a malignant rare tumor?

Impossible question: Some rare tumors do OK, others poorly. Depends on exactly which tumor type ...Read more

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What is the rate of recurrence for sarcoma?

What is the rate of recurrence for sarcoma?

It depends.: There are a wide variety of different sarcomas. The most important pieces of information regarding recurrence rates are if the sarcoma is "low grade" or "high grade" (also known as well vs. Poorly differentiated). Also, you should find out the exact kind of sarcoma. For example, is this liposarcoma, or is this a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor? Check with your surgeon or oncologist. ...Read more

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Wilms Tumor (Definition)

A childhood cancer arising from the kidney. This disease has been ...Read more