What is the survival rate for medulloblastoma (brain tumor)?

Agree with. Dr Kleerehopper also encourage you to get support from organizations like Voices Against Brain Cancer (see their website) each case is unique even with the same types of brain cancer survival rates are different. Psychotherapy can be beneficial as well.

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What is the survival rate for medulloblastoma (brain tumor)?

See below. About 70-80% of children and about 50% of adults are alive 5 years after the diagnosis. See this site for more info. http://www.abta.org/understanding-brain-tumors/types-of-tumors/medulloblastoma.html. Read more...

What is the survival rate for someone with a brain tumor?

Tumor Type? There is a wide spectrum of brain tumors. Many can be cured and others are very malignant. The kind of tumor, age, and functional status help neurosurgeons estimate survival. However, statistics apply to a population, not an individual. Read more...

How likely am I to survive a brain tumor? If you have a cancerous brain tumor, what is the survival rate?

What kind of tumor. There are many kinds of brain tumors. Many of them are benign. An estimate of your prognoses/chances of survival will depend on the pathology of the tumor as well as its location/size and presence or absence of metastasis. Read more...
Variable. Survival with the diagnosis of a brain tumor varies with age, with the type and grade of the tumor, and with what treatments a patient can have. For malignant brain tumors ('cancers') the average survival following maximal safe surgery to take out all of the detectable tumor, followed by radiation therapy and chemotherapy in combination, is about 13 months. Discuss this with your doctors. Read more...