How many stages of brain cancer are there?
Number staging systems
Most types of cancer have 4 stages, numbered from 1 to 4. Often doctors write the stage down in Roman numerals. So you may see stage 4 written down as stage IV.
How long do you have to live with Stage 4 brain cancer?
Glioblastoma (grade 4)
The average survival time is 12-18 months – only 25% of glioblastoma patients survive more than one year, and only 5% of patients survive more than five years.
How long can you live with brain cancer?
In general, life expectancy in patients with brain cancer is usually described as a survival rate five years after diagnosis. The survival rate is expressed as a percentage of people still alive five years after the diagnosis and/or treatment.
Is Stage 2 brain cancer curable?
These tumors are slow growing and unlikely to spread. They can often be cured with surgery. Grade II. These tumors are less likely to grow and spread but are more likely to come back after treatment.