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What is the survival rate of larynx Cancer?

What is the survival rate of larynx Cancer?

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

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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


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What is the survival rate for throat cancer?

What is the survival rate for throat cancer?

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

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What is the rate of survival of heart cancer?

What is the rate of survival of heart cancer?

Heart Cancer : Assuming you are referring to primary cardiac neoplasia, the prognosis depends on the stage. Stage 1 lesions carry a 75% 5 year survival rate; stage 2, a 60% rate, stage 3, 30%, and stage 4, 11%. Of course, as always, these statistics can never accurately predict an individual's experience. ...Read more

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What is the rate of survival for rectal cancer?

What is the rate of survival for rectal cancer?

Hard to be: Specific, and the answer excellent with treatment is likley not what you are looking for. Where it is towards bottom or higher influences procedure, penetration into wall, and involved nodes or not need to know to give more specific. I'd expect cure most of the time. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of liposarcomas?

What is the survival rate of liposarcomas?

Depends: Depends on the stage. More advanced stages have shorter life expectancy. Also, remember that these are statistics, and predictable for a group of individuals, not a single individual. Talk to your health care team about your specific case. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is the survival rate for nose cancer?

What is the survival rate for nose cancer?

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

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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 of stomach cancer in its early stage?

What is the survival rate of stomach cancer in its early stage?

Unfortunately...: It really depends on the total staging of the gastric cancer. "early stage" might mean something different for you and me. If you have the t stage, nodal stage, and metastasis information, it will help clarify what stage and survival rates. ...Read more

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What is survival rate of lung cancer in children?

What is survival rate of lung cancer in children?

Rare: The usual lung cancer from smoking is generally in adults. Some unusual cancers can occur and survival is depending on cell type, and stage when found . ...Read more

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What is cancer rate of spreading?

What is cancer rate of spreading?

Why do you ask?: There are hundreds of different relatively common kinds of cancer, and even for individual kinds, the speed at which it spreads is unpredictable. The leukemias are by definition spread through the body by the time of discovery. Basal cell carcinomas, almost never. Glioblastomas are always spread in the brain but don't go beyond. Otherwise, it's almost always percentage odds. ...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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What is the survival rate for tongue cancer ?

What is the survival rate for tongue cancer ?

It depends: Survival of tongue cancer, as in all cancers, depends upon the stage and the treatment administered, as well as the underlying health of the person with the cancer. ...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 success rate of heart cancer treatments?

Heart cancer: Primary cardiac cancer is rare and treatment isn't particularly great. When the heart is involved in metastatic disease, likewise treatment isn't necessarily as successful as with some other situations Success rates are questionable as the problem is rare. ...Read more

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What is the success rate of radiotherapy in case of hodgkin lymphoma?

What is the success rate of radiotherapy in case of hodgkin lymphoma?

Not given alone.: Many years ago, hodgkin lymphoma was treated with radiation alone with good success, but only certain stages. More modern treatment always includes chemotherapy, and may also include radiation, especially in patients with bulky lymph node tumors. Cure rate depends on stage, but in favorable patients is well over 90%. ...Read more

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What's the survival rate for cancer of the ovary?

What's the survival rate for cancer of the ovary?

Depends in stage: 'survival rate for cancer of ovary' depends on several factors like age, race, type of cell , and stage of disease etc. Over all 5 year suvival rate of 46%, if detected in early stage 75 % or better, survival rate is getting better with newer effective chemotherapeutic agents, and early detection due to awareness of disease. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Throat Cancer (Definition)

Cancer of the voice box, the vocal cords, and other parts of the throat, such as the ...Read more