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Can you die from burkitt lymphoma?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Burkitt's lymphoma is an aggressive type of cancer that requires treatment with chemotherapy.
It can be life threatening without therapy.

In brief: Yes

Burkitt's lymphoma is an aggressive type of cancer that requires treatment with chemotherapy.
It can be life threatening without therapy.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

If you have burkitt's, you will certainly die of it unless it is cured.
Get the opinion of two pathologists before making any decisions, and be sure the cells are typed by flow cytometry. Chemotherapy cures many but by no means all cases. Good luck.

In brief: Yes

If you have burkitt's, you will certainly die of it unless it is cured.
Get the opinion of two pathologists before making any decisions, and be sure the cells are typed by flow cytometry. Chemotherapy cures many but by no means all cases. Good luck.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Yes.

In brief: Yes

Yes.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Agos Luca
Pathology

In brief: See below...

Burkitt lymphoma is a highly aggressive but potentially curable type of cancer.
Cure rates in patients with low stage disease can reach up to 90%. Of course, like with any other cancer, the possibility of a fatal outcome still exists.

In brief: See below...

Burkitt lymphoma is a highly aggressive but potentially curable type of cancer.
Cure rates in patients with low stage disease can reach up to 90%. Of course, like with any other cancer, the possibility of a fatal outcome still exists.
Dr. Agos Luca
Dr. Agos Luca
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