How Long Is the Prognosis for Brain Glioblastoma?

Q:
How long is the prognosis for brain glioblastoma?

A:
In medical field, prognosis represents an estimate of the patient. It shows whether the patient will recover form the disease.

The common prognosis for brain glioblastoma after diagnosis is 12 to 15 months. With proper treatments, about 3% to 5% of people will survive longer than five years. But without treatments, patient will survive only 3 months.

Karnofsky Performance Score (KPS) and MGMT methylation are used to show the condition of brain glioblastoma, a good initial Karnofsky Performance Score (KPS) and MGMT methylation represent longer survival.

Here is a chart showing the prognosis for brain glioblastoma:

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