Brain Cancer (cont.)
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Brain Cancer Prognosis
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The major factor(s) that influence brain cancer survival is related to the following: the type of cancer, its location, whether it can be surgically removed or reduced, and the age and overall health status of the patient.
Most people with metastatic brain cancer die from their primary cancer rather than from the brain lesions.
Despite seemingly dismal chances of long-term survival, these chances are clearly greater with treatment than without. Treatment options and best-estimated prognosis should be discussed with the patient's cancer team.
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