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How common is it to survive for 3-5 years after being diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme?

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Dr. Roger Frankel
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Rare

5 year life expectancy for glioblastoma multiforme is about 5%.

In brief: Rare

5 year life expectancy for glioblastoma multiforme is about 5%.
Dr. Roger Frankel
Dr. Roger Frankel
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In brief: Uncommon

Some patients do survive for long periods after glioblastoma but the majority have recurrences and the average survival is between 1 or 2 years.
However each case is different and how any one person responds to treatment is the determining factor in each case.

In brief: Uncommon

Some patients do survive for long periods after glioblastoma but the majority have recurrences and the average survival is between 1 or 2 years.
However each case is different and how any one person responds to treatment is the determining factor in each case.
Dr. Christopher Marquart
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