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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.See 1 more doctor answer
Astrocytoma is a tumor that is arising from a specific cell type in the central nervous system (brain or spine) that is called astrocyte. These are the cells that support the actual nerve cells (neurons). It is a common type of nervous system tumor, which has different types, benign to malignant. Treatment is tailored according to this as well ...Read more
Anaplastic astrocyto: Anaplastic astrocytomas are a malignant brain tumor that typically required both chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Length of post op survival is based on the amount of tumor resected and the response to the various therapies. Long term survival, that is greater than 10 years, are not common.
For brain cancer what is the typical survival rate grade 3 anaplastic astrocytoma. All I have found is 3-5 years?
Depends on the grade: Astrocytomas are graded 1-4. Grade 1 have excellent long term survival, and may be cured with excision. Grade 2 have an average survival of 7-9 years. Grade 3 have an average of 3-5 years. Grade 4, 14 months. These are based on patients that have surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. Survival rates are less without these therapies. Newer therapies have recently improved the survival ratesSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the type: This is quite variable depending on grade)1 through 4) and type (oligoastrocytoma v. pure astrocytoma for example). The prognosis is worse for higher grade astrocytomas, but survival is improving for all astrocytomas due to better treatment.
Astrocytoma: It depends. Ask your oncologist. Get asap if you don't have one. Sometimes they respond to new chemotherpay agents. Some are resectable, some respond to radiation.
Depends on location: If your question is whether the patient may recover from the symptoms of the the tumor, it depends on the size, the location, the extent of surgery and the response to chemotherapy/radiation therapy. If your question is whether the person will ever be cured of the tumor, that is unlikely. You can hope for long term remission (5-10 years)and the possibility of new therapies that are on the horizon.
Was a healthy 39 year old brain tumor patient who had a grade 3 astrocytoma brain tumor removed with 7 hours of brain surgery?
Question is vague: It seems that you are asking if it is possible for a 39 yo to have a grade iii astrocytoma and undergo 7 hours of brain surgery. This is not an unusual scenario. Often times these tumors are infiltrative and take a lot of time to dissect and remove. The prognosis is dependent on molecular markers, response to chemo and radiation. Work closely with your neurosurgeon, oncologist, radiation oncologist.
Skin problem: This is a skin disorder. I recommend asking a dermatologist this question.
Stage-Dependent: Breast cancers are staged based upon the size of the cancer, lymph node or distant organ involvement, direct extension to the skin or chest wall muscles, and unique molecular features of the tumor. Published rates of 5-yr survival (http://www. Cancer. Org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-survival-by-stage) vary quite a bit based on these variables, between 15%-93%.See 1 more doctor answer
Poor survival rate: Brainstem gliomas are primary brain tumors that arise from the glial tissue and are usually astrocytomas (grades 1-4). Diagnosis is by mri. Rarely are these biopsied or operated upon because of their critical location in the brainstem. For the highest grade, survival is on the order of months. The lower grade may survive a couple of years. Radiation and chemotherapy do play a role in treatment.See 1 more doctor answer
Mesothelioma: 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
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.
Life expectancy: Prognosis depends on patient age, location of the tumor and extent of resection. This is a tumor with close to 100% death rate. Expected length of survival (3months, 6months, about 1 year) is often used to describe what to expect.See 1 more doctor answer
ASK ONCOLOGIST: ASK THE CANCER DOCTOR (ONCOLOGIST). THE CANCER TYPE, STAGE, CURRENT FUNCTIONAL STATUS OF A SENIOR CITIZEN, OTHER MEDICAL PROBLEMS WILL HAVE TO BE CONSIDERED BEFORE DISCUSSING THIS QUESTION.
Depends: It depends on the other aspects of the disease process; vital signs, labs, how the patient appears. Septicemia is simply the presence of bacteria in blood, and is a fairly old term. Sepsis is the idea that there is an infection that is causing a systemic response (fever, high white cell count, fast heart rate, fast breathing rate).See 1 more doctor answer
What is the survival rate of a patient with complete liver damage if they have a liver transplant.?
5 year=53.5%: As long as it's localized in lungs
CAD: In general an ejection fraction of 17% due to multivessel coronary artery disease, and with just one patent artery would have a mortality rate of perhaps 10%/year. Making predictions for an individual is however fraught with variables and these 'survival rates' are only very coarse estimates.See 1 more doctor answer
This largely relates to cancer cells and is a description of how variant the structure and division pattern is from normal cells. An anaplastic cells has weird internal componens, sometimes extra nuclei, and a bizarre pattern of division. They are usually more rapidly dividing and are a serious type of abnormality ...Read more
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