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What are the chances of living regular lifespan with cancer?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on the type

Basal cell and squamous cell cancers of the skin may have little effect on life span, whereas in the case of lung cancer majority of the patients are dead within a year and a whole range of outcomes inbetween with other cancers.

In brief: Depends on the type

Basal cell and squamous cell cancers of the skin may have little effect on life span, whereas in the case of lung cancer majority of the patients are dead within a year and a whole range of outcomes inbetween with other cancers.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Lifespan

Is hard to define.
If your cancer is cured, then we could make an argument you could live a regular lifespan, assuming you don't have history of comorbid conditions that can shorten your lifespan (heart attack, liver-kidney failure, alcoholism, drug use etc).

In brief: Lifespan

Is hard to define.
If your cancer is cured, then we could make an argument you could live a regular lifespan, assuming you don't have history of comorbid conditions that can shorten your lifespan (heart attack, liver-kidney failure, alcoholism, drug use etc).
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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