long-term survival

Posted on Friday, May 1, 2009 - 15:43, By: ALSN Staff
Factors in Survival: Age at diagnosis, diagnostic delay, fronto-temporal dementia, gender, genetic factors and modifiers, type of onset and rate of progression all play a role in length of survival.
Posted on Friday, May 1, 2009 - 15:33, By: Other
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. — from a prayer by Reinhold Niebuhr There are few things that are certain in ALS, including what to do to ensure (or avoid) longer survival time. There are several...
Posted on Thursday, July 1, 2004 - 07:00, By: Freelance
Cheryl Carter New
Posted on Monday, December 1, 2003 - 13:55, By: Freelance
Cheryl Carter New, an author in Inman, S.C., has had ALS for eight years, and sees herself as someone with a disability, not a fatal disease. She interviewed several people who’ve lived with ALS for seven to 15 years and found them a strong-willed group with some common characteristics.
Posted on Saturday, February 1, 2003 - 15:35, By: ALSN Staff
An article called "ALS: A Disability or a Fatal Disease?" by Cheryl Carter New in the January issue generated several responses from readers. Here's a selection of comments.
Posted on Wednesday, January 1, 2003 - 09:51, By: Freelance
Health professionals both in and out of neurology have told me I will die of ALS. The common theme is "three to five years after diagnosis."