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What Is The Survival Rate For Mixed Mullerian Cancer
About 67% of stage 2a rectal cancer patients survive five or more years. See this site for more info.
http://www. Cancer. Org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-survival-rates. ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
There are Acute and Chronic leukemia so. Some derive from lymphocytes others from granule yetis.
The survival rate will vary depending on the type.
In general survival eaters have improved and continue to improve. The age of the patient and his or hers state of health is also important. Treatment should be directed by a medical oncologist knowledge able about the best options. I ...Read more
Help please? What is the survival rate of 46 yr old pt with stage 2B invasive lobular breat cancer w/node involvement?
5 year survival: Assuming you had maximal therapy, 74% live 5 years. But remember there are new treatments coming out all the time, and this data is using medications that were available 5 years ago, not the newest ones. ...Read more
Liver cancer: It really depends on the extent of liver involvement. If the disease involved one live love that can be successfully and completely resected then survival chances improve. For some patients a liver transplant may be the answer. As for most cancers survival depends on a complete resection with negative margins. ...Read more
Depends on:: Survival depends on several factors including how advanced it is (stage), age of patient, other medical problems, and how experienced the hospital is in treating head and neck cancers. ...Read more
Survival&prostateCA: That is an age old question...depending on the age of Dx, grade of the cancer, amount of cancer in prostate, and level of PSA many men can live a very long time with their cancer and most will die of something else. Rule of thumb and looking at each person as an individual. ..treatment is needed if the pt is expected to live 5 or more years. These are the pts benefitted by treatment. ...Read more
Depends: It really depends on whether it spread to the brain from somewhere else or if it started in the brain, and even then there would be many factors affecting curability, including type, location, size, etc... ...Read more
Depends: Depends on many factors- i.e. The type of cancer, the stage of cancer, hpv status (hpv positive in non smoker is better in prognosis than hpv negative), the location in the throat (oropharyngx, nasopharyngx, larynx etc) ; the overall medical condition of patient, the treatment received and respond to treatment etc. For more info- see www. Cancer. Net or www. Cancer. Org. ...Read more
Depends: There are many kinds of "blood cancer" from very aggressive leukemias that can kill a patient in weeks and can be very hard to treat to others that can be present for years or decades and often are not even treated. If you are a little more specific, we could perhaps be more precise in the answer. ...Read more
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
Depends: There are many kinds of "lymph node cancers" (lymphoma). Hodkin's vs. Non hodkin's, aggressive vs slow growing. Some are terribly aggressive, can cause death in weeks, and respond poorly to treatment whereas others can be present (often unnoticed) for years and cause no problems even without treatment. You need to be a bit more specific for us to answer your question. ...Read more
Depends on stage:
The prognosis of bladder cancer is dependent on how deeply has the tumor penetrated the bladder wall, or stage of the disease. It varies from 98% for early stage to 15% 5 year survival for late stage. See this site for more info.
http://www. Cancer. Org/cancer/bladdercancer/detailedguide/bladder-cancer-survival-rates. ...Read more
Depends: As with most other cancers, depends on the stage and the general condition of the patient amongst other things. Please be a bit more specific. ...Read more
Approxiamate guess: I'm guessing that you have already had surgery. Stage 1 pancreatic cancer has an approximate 5 year survival of 15-20%. That means that if you take every patient that has stage 1 pancreatic cancer, then 15-20% of those patients would be alive in 5 years. Remember that every patient is different and that every cancer is different. ...Read more
Depends: There are different kinds of uterine cancer and each has different survival rates. It also depends on the stage. If you are asking this for yourself I would confirm the diagnosis. Uterine cancer is usually in older women. At your age of 20 precancerous cells of the cervix (dysplasia) from an abnormal pap is more likely scenario ...Read more
Nasal cancers: Cancer survival varies by the specific type of cancer (for example squamous cell, adenocarcinoma, lymphoma, melanoma, etc.) the location of the tumor (sinus, nasal passages) and the stage (depth of invasion, presence of metastasis, etc.) Treatments today for nasal cancers include surgery plus often radiation and sometime chemotherapy. Long term survival is possible. ...Read more
Depends on type: Survival can range from 60% to as high as 90+%. Survival is individual and depends on cancer type, treatment, and general health at time of diagnosis. Best outcomes are achieved with a multi-discipline thoracic oncology approach. These links may assist you with some general background information: http://goo. Gl/uwomy and http://goo. Gl/mo7uz and http://goo. Gl/ul4di. ...Read more
Never easy: Surgery or possibly radiation cure most of the throat cancers that are found early, but it is never a cinch. The likely outcome depends on the type of cancer and how far it has progressed. Death from throat cancer is as grim as you can imagine. I wish you luck and hope you stay proactive. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on what type of bone cancer?, (some cancers are sensitive to chemo, some others are not), what is the stage of the cancer? Location of the cancer? Resectability and other prognostic factors-like age, overall medical condition of the patient etc. Please discuss with your oncologist in detail. ...Read more
Ovarian cancer: The survival rate for completely staged, completely cytoreduced, treated with chemotherapy after surgery stage ii disease is >80% at 5 years. Without all of those qualifications, it is about 65% at five years. This means if 3 women have the disease, one will die before five years and 2 will be living at 5 years. ...Read more
Improving...: This has been an intensely studied area in pediatric oncology over the last number of years. Previously a 10-30% 5-year overall survival rate was quoted for metastatic medulloblastoma. More recent studies have increased these numbers to the 50-60% range, maybe even better (the data are too new). Every patient is unique. I would encourage having this discussion with the child's oncologist. ...Read more
Short: 6 months--a few have made it 2 years. ...Read more
Need more info!: What type of lung cancer? Different types have different survival rates. That being said, the average 5 year survival for all stage 2 lung cancers is 40-50%. Just remember what mark twain had to say about statistics: "there are 3 kinds of lies: lies, damn lies, and statistics! " statistics apply to groups. Individual experiences can, and do, vary. ...Read more
More than 50%: This is a hard question. Invasive ductal carcinoma is the most common type of breast cancer. It depends on whether it's stage3a, b or c, and the time of survival. At 5 years after diagnosis, 50-60% of women with stage 3 breast cancer are alive. Other factors are age, receptor status of the tumor, number of lymph nodes involved, and treatment. Remember that survival is improving all the time! ...Read more
High: Published 5-yr survival rates are 81% for iia and 84% for iib breast ca. Keep in mind this includes mortality from other causes and reflects patients treated almost a decade ago. For more info...http://www. Cancer. Org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-survival-by-stage. ...Read more
Mesothelioma is a very serious disease.
Not an easy answer and depends on a number of factors (time and stage at diagnosis, age, surgical operability, other medical issues)
5year survival has been quoted between 5-10%; One international study found 21 month survival w Stage 1 to 12 months w Stage 4. Consider a team approach w surgeon, radiation & medical oncology, pathology, and radiology ...Read more
Depends on a number of factors, like:
the general condition, nutritional status, type of cancer, type of treatment given so far,
any complicating factors.
Some cancers, like prostate, are slow growing and survival can be for a long time.
It also depends on the bone (s) affected by the cancer.
Your oncologist should give you a prognosis, as he is aware of his situation. ...Read more
Sorry to hear that. It depends on the type of thyroid cancer and how complicated/uncomplicated it is in your case. Refer to this link for more information and discuss with your oncologist :
https://www. Cancer. Org/cancer/thyroid-cancer/detection-diagnosis-staging/survival-rates. Html ...Read more
What is the survival rate for someone with thyroid cancer? Not exactly sure what stage my mother is in just yet. Thanks
Highly variable: Everyone is different, responds to treatments differently, has different cell types & different underlying medical conditions. Depends if bone or lung or liver involvement. Some patients can live for years & others may not. The patient's treating oncologist would be able to answer much better. ...Read more
What is the survival rate with lung cancer? How long can you live if you have lung cancer? What is the best case scenario?
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