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What are survival rates of Hodgkin's lymphoma?

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The 5-year survival rate refers to the percentage of patients, according to the stage of their disease at diagnosis, who live at least 5 years after treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma. Many of these patients live longer than 5 years.

Stage I: 90%-95%

Stage II: 90%-95%

Stage III: 85%-90%

Stage IV: about 65%

SOURCES: 

News release, FDA. 

National Cancer Institute. 

National Lymphoma Network.

American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 18, 2017

SOURCES: 

News release, FDA. 

National Cancer Institute. 

National Lymphoma Network.

American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 18, 2017

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