There are five main risk factors that determine your survival
(prognosis) when you are diagnosed with
non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. These include:
Age. Survival is more likely if you are younger
than 60 years old.
LDH levels. Survival is more likely if your LDH level
is normal, not elevated.
Performance status, which is a measure of how well you are functioning.
Survival is more likely if your performance status indicates that you are active and able to care for yourself.
Stage of the lymphoma. Survival is more likely if you
have stage I or II lymphoma than if you have stage III or IV.
areas of the body (extranodal sites) involved with lymphoma. Survival is less
likely if you have two or more other areas involved with lymphoma. The risk of
the lymphoma returning (relapse) is also higher if specific sites (including
the bone marrow, central nervous system, liver, lung, or spleen) are
If you have two or more risk factors, you have about a 50% chance of
surviving without relapse 5 years after you are diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's
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