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Prognosis of Malignant Lung Cancer

Prognosis of Malignant Lung Cancer: It depends upon the histological type of cancer, the stage (degree of spread), and the patient's performance status . Only about 2% of those diagnosed with lung cancer that has spread to other areas of the body are alive five years after the diagnosis, although the survival rates for lung cancers diagnosed at a very early stage are higher, with approximately 49% surviving for five years or longer. ...see also Overview of Malignant Lung Cancer


Complications of Malignant Lung Cancer may include:

  • Lung cancer, the most common cause of cancer-related death in men and the second most common in women (after breast cancer)
  • more complications...»

See also complications of Malignant Lung Cancer.

Malignant Lung Cancer: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Malignant Lung Cancer usually refers to the likely outcome of Malignant Lung Cancer. The prognosis of Malignant Lung Cancer may include the duration of Malignant Lung Cancer, chances of complications of Malignant Lung Cancer, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Malignant Lung Cancer, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Malignant Lung Cancer. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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