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For what length of time do people with ALS live?

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Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine
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In brief: Variable

Everyone is different.
Depending on comorbid issues. Average is 2-5 yrs after diagnosis depending on aggressiveness. However: 50% more than 3 yrs. 20% over 5 yrs. 10% more than 10 yrs and 5% more than 20 yrs - also depends on how aggressive the care and treatment.

In brief: Variable

Everyone is different.
Depending on comorbid issues. Average is 2-5 yrs after diagnosis depending on aggressiveness. However: 50% more than 3 yrs. 20% over 5 yrs. 10% more than 10 yrs and 5% more than 20 yrs - also depends on how aggressive the care and treatment.
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Dr. Slade Suchecki
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not long

Typically, about 3-5 years after diagnosis.

In brief: Not long

Typically, about 3-5 years after diagnosis.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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