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What affects fallopian tube cancer prognosis?

Several factors affect the prognosis of fallopian tube cancer. The most important prognostic factor is the stage at diagnosis. There is nearly a 100 percent chance that people who get diagnosed during stage I will live another five years at least. But if you get diagnosed during stage IV, that percentage goes down to 45 percent. The amount of tumor you have left after surgery also affects prognosis. It also depends on how far the cancer cells have spread in your body.

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What is fallopian tube cancer?
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n a woman, the fallopian tubes are a pair of thin cylinders that allow for the travel of the ova, or...
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Are there different types of fallopian tube cancer?
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There are a few different types of fallopian tube cancer. These are defined by the histology, or the...
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What are the stages of fallopian cancer?
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Stage 0 fallopian cancer, referred to as carcinoma in situ, which means that the tumor has not sprea...
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Is fallopian tube cancer serious?
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Fallopian tube cancer is a serious illness, although the survival rate and success of treatment depe...
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