Early-onset Alzheimer's is an uncommon form of dementia that strikes people younger than age 65.
Of all the people who have Alzheimer's disease, about 5 percent develop symptoms before age 65.
Up to 5 percent of the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s have younger-onset.
For example, say the 5-year overall survival for women with stage I breast cancer was 90 percent.
They have families, careers or are even caregivers themselves when Alzheimer's disease strikes.
In the United States, it is estimated that approximately 200,000 people have early onset.
Having HIV puts a person in danger of getting other life-threatening diseases, infections, and cancers. If you think you may have HIV, it is very important to get tested.
When the body cannot fight off the other diseases and infections anymore, HIV can lead to a much more serious illness called AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). There are drugs that can help your body keep the HIV in check and fight against AIDS.
Cancer that has not spread beyond the breast has a better prognosis than cancer that has spread to the lymph nodes.