Anonymous asked in HealthDiseases & ConditionsCancer · 1 decade ago

Early stage non-hodgkins Lymphoma Survival Rate?

Family member just found out has Early stage non-hodgkins Lymphoma, what's the Survival Rate? Starting chemo next week.

4 Answers

  • Char
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    The survival rate is pretty good, and there are great treatments out there.

    Here's where you'll find the best info:

    Best wishes

    Source(s): Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma Survivor
  • 1 decade ago

    The five-year survival rate for children with early stage non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is above 90%. The five-year survival rate for children with more advanced stages is about 75%-85%.

    Early stage (stage I and stage II) indolent NHL can be effectively treated with radiation therapy alone. Most of the indolent types are nodular (or follicular) in morphology. The aggressive type of NHL has a shorter natural history, but a significant number of these patients can be cured with intensive combination chemotherapy regimens. In general, with modern treatment of patients with NHL, overall survival at 5 years is approximately 50% to 60%. Of patients with aggressive NHL, 30% to 60% can be cured. The vast majority of relapses occur in the first 2 years after therapy. The risk of late relapse is higher in patients with a divergent histology of both indolent and aggressive disease.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    This term refers to a whole group of malignancies, and some are highly aggressive and others relatively benign. How can we make a prediction? The pathological diagnosis would be the type of lymphoma and not non Hodkins lymphoma.

  • 4 years ago


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