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How long can t cell lymphoma patients live?

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Dr. Stephen Noga
Internal Medicine - Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many types

There are many types of t cell lymphoma.
Some types are very slow growing, treatable but not curable..Patients can live for decades. Other types are much more aggressive. Some are highly treatable and even can be cured while others are quite difficult to get into remission.

In brief: Many types

There are many types of t cell lymphoma.
Some types are very slow growing, treatable but not curable..Patients can live for decades. Other types are much more aggressive. Some are highly treatable and even can be cured while others are quite difficult to get into remission.
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Dr. Agos Luca
Pathology

In brief: It depends...

It depends a lot on the precise subtype of the t-cell lymphoma and many other factors including stage, age, bone marrow involvement, etc.
For example, alk-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma: 70-80% 5 year survival rate; alk-negative anaplastic large cell lymphoma: 50%; peripheral t-cell lymphoma not otherwise specified: 20-30%; angioimmunoblastic t-cell lymphoma:.

In brief: It depends...

It depends a lot on the precise subtype of the t-cell lymphoma and many other factors including stage, age, bone marrow involvement, etc.
For example, alk-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma: 70-80% 5 year survival rate; alk-negative anaplastic large cell lymphoma: 50%; peripheral t-cell lymphoma not otherwise specified: 20-30%; angioimmunoblastic t-cell lymphoma:.
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