What is the prognosis for b-cell lymphoma?

Which one? There are many types of b cell lymphomas. Hodgkin's vs non hodgkin's. The agressive lyphoma vs. Indolent lymphoma etc. The prognosis will depend on the type of lymphoma as well as other prognostic factors/biology of the cells.

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What is the prognosis for a 65 white male diagnosed with stage 2 b-cell lymphoma?

It depends. There are several types of b cell lymphomas. With stage 2 disease most have a very good prognosis. The type of this lymphoma helps with treatment plan and prognosis. You want to ask the type and if it is indolent, intermediate or high grade. The oncologist should be able to explain the meaning of that for you. Read more...
Need to know subtype. The prognosis for patients with lymphoma is highly dependent on the subtype of lymphoma which they have. For diffuse large b-cell lymphoma, the most common lymphoma in north america the prognosis for stage ii is excellent with a good chance of cure. For follicular lymphoma, the 2nd most common nodal lymphoma the prognosis is also quite good. Read more...

What is diffused b cell lymphoma?

Aggressive lymphoma. This is a type which is usually aggressive and can present at an advanced stage. Fortunately, the majority do respond well to modern chemotherapy regimens. A significant number relapse and require more therapy/ transplant. Read more...
Most common lymphoma. Diffuse large b cell lymphoma is the most common subtype of non-hodgkin's lymphoma. It usually presents in the lymph nodes but can present in any organ in the body. It is treated predominantly with the chemotherapy drugs rchop. In many patients it is completely curable with this chemotherapy regimen. Read more...

What is low grade b cell lymphoma?

Low grade lymphoma. Lymphomas are cancers that start in the lymphatic/immune system. There are many different kinds. Low grade means the cells are slow growing. B cell designates the immune cell the cancer started from. Read more...

What is badly diffused b cell lymphoma?

Not a common term. Diffuse b cell lymphoma is by definition an aggressive lymphoma which has the ability to spread rapidly if not treated. It is a "bad actor". I assume this term may be referring to a lymphoma that has already spread a good deal before being diagnosed. Even so, these lymphomas are often treatable and can be cured in the majority of cases. Read more...
??? I don't know where the "badly" comes in. Diffuse large b-cell lymphoma is the most common type of non-hodgkin's lymphoma (nhl). Read more...

Can I finsd information on large b cell lymphoma?

Try nci.nih.giv. The natinal cancer institute web site can provide avgreat desl of information fir both patients and professionals. Read more...
NCI. The national cancer institute is an excellent resource. See: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/adult-non-hodgkins/patient. Read more...

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...
No simple answer. But most studies say that with early detection and effective treatment 50-60% are curable. See your doctor. Read more...
See below... The prognosis depends heavily on the international prognostic index (ipi). Treatment with Rituximab in the modern era significantly improved the prognosis. The overall 5 year survival rate in the absence of high risk factors is probably around 60-70%. Read more...

Can you tell me how a low grade b cell lymphoma (maltoma)affects a normal life of a young man?

Depends. Treatment depends on site (usually gastric) and whether there is an associated infection as underlying cause(H. Pylori in gastric). Treating infection can resolve lymphoma in some cases. Other isolated maltomas might be treated with radiation and resolve. Chemo is last choice. Prognosis can be very good. Talk to your oncologist. Read more...

Is diffused b cell lymphoma genetic?

Not really. While there may be a genetic suscepibiltiy to developing lymphoma it is not truly a genetic disease. Read more...
No. Diffuse is distinguished from nodular. There are small cell and large cell varieties. They carry an antigen that can be marged with a cd-20 immunohistochemistry. They are of unknown cause; not hereditary. Read more...