Hypercalcemia (Elevated Calcium Levels) (cont.)
The results of treatment for hypercalcemia depend on the underlying cause of the condition. If hypercalcemia is seen in the presence of cancer, the average 1-year survival rate is less than 30%. The prognosis is excellent for many of the other causes of hypercalcemia, if the underlying cause is diagnosed and treated.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/4/2014
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