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What Is The Survival Rate Of People Who Have Asterosytomas In The Brain
It depends: Survival rates for any cancer are very dependent on a number of variables. With astrocytomas, patient age, tumor location, pathological features (anaplastic versus low-grade, presence of necrosis, 1p/19q deletions, etc.), complications from treatment (radiation or surgery), and functional status all seem to affect prognosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the implication of cocci being found in the lungs of someone with severe copd? The patient is extremely confused & agitated most of the time
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
0.2% of the CA pop.: The following website has the number of people living with aids in california: http://www.Cdph.Ca.Gov/programs/aids/documents/sssemiannualrptjun2011.Pdf the total number of patients living with aids in california in 2011 is 69, 389 people. Ther were approximately 37, 578, 616 living in california, so 69, 389/37, 578, 616 = 0.2% of the population of california is living with aids. ...Read more
Stage: It depend to the stage of disease if stage 1 and be resected survival is good. ...Read more
Prognosis worse: Older people have less ability to heal rapidly, and may well be compromised due to medications and co-morbidities. The mortality rate is far higher, and recovery potential lower as aging proceeds. In fact, many older patients do succumb terminally to infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: hemorrhagic stroke can happen from severe elevation in blood pressure (most common), or from an ischemic stroke transforming into a hemorrhagic, or a subarachnoid hemorrhage from a ruptured aneurysm, or from an AVM (arteriovenous malformation), or a large cortical brain hemorrhage from an amyloid angiopathy (in elderly with dementia) etc etc ...Read more
Pancreatic cancer: Pancreatic cancer is often found after it has already spread outside the pancreas. For all patients together, the one year survival is 20% and the five-year rate is 6%. However, if surgery is able to be performed and the tumor has not spread outside the pancreas, the five-year survival could be as much as 25%. Talk to your oncologist, who can give you more precise information. Good luck. ...Read more
What are the risk in second stage of liver cancer? Is it dangerous stage ? What are the survival rate of a person in second stage of livet cancer?
Animal allergies: I am not aware of any data on the number or percentage of patients outgrowing their pet allergies. Many of these sensitivities are longlasting and ubiquitous. Patients are frequently exposed at school, in the wokplace or just visitng relatives and friends. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: A need for eyeglasses is extremely common and universal after age 40. There are many injuries and illnesses affecting the eyes and this contributes to vision problems. Thus 100 % of people witll have issues that need evaluation although not all of them would be defined as "problems". ...Read more
What is the chance of survival of a patient with cancer of the pancreas. How long do they survive ?
Short: If the tumor is large and could not be removed , the survival is short. ...Read more
Hard to say.: Depends entirely upon the underlying disease and the patient. Your doc knows the answer to this. ...Read more
CNS lymphoma: Is different from lymphoma elsewhere, not very responsive to treatment. Current treatment does not result in cure, and possibly prolongation of survival. High dose Methotrexate alone, without XRT is the current standard. Sorry to deliver harsh tiding over the net, but you cannot dress this up nicely. ...Read more
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