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How long do people with brain cancer survive?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Variable
Different types of brain cancers proceed at different rates.
Some may last years, others may kill in months.

In brief: Variable
Different types of brain cancers proceed at different rates.
Some may last years, others may kill in months.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
In brief: Primary or
Secondary? And then we need to no if there is functional loss and age.
Primary tumors are called gliomas. Outlook depends on grade i-iv. Glioblastomas tend to do poorly, with older, unresectable cases with functional losses doing worst. Metastatic disease to brain is much more commn 100k/yr. Docs talk about medians. Let's say there are few people that survive beyond 2 yrs.

In brief: Primary or
Secondary? And then we need to no if there is functional loss and age.
Primary tumors are called gliomas. Outlook depends on grade i-iv. Glioblastomas tend to do poorly, with older, unresectable cases with functional losses doing worst. Metastatic disease to brain is much more commn 100k/yr. Docs talk about medians. Let's say there are few people that survive beyond 2 yrs.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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