What affects fallopian tube cancer prognosis?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

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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