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how long can someone with squamous cancer stage 4 survive

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Limited: What type? Small cell briefly nsclc depends on location and metastasis! metastatic to lung from other organs may respond to removal responses to ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Need more info.: This is hard to answer without knowing the specific biology of the cancer and which organs are involved. Nowadays, we consider stage IV breast ca lik ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Stage IV: When the cancer spreads beyond the primary organ- here- is breast- ; it is considered to be a stage IV disease. It is treatable- however it is incurab ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Poor prognosis: Unfortunately stage IV lung cancer has poor prognosis over all survival rate of less than 10% most of them survive less than 13 months.
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Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast answered
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
LungCA&survival: Stage IV lung cancer is the most advanced stage.This means the cancer has spread to a distant organ like brain, bone, or liver. If you look at the dat ... Read More
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Dr. Barry Sheppard
33 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Years: Stage IV lung cancer means that it has spread to a distant site (outside of the lung) and usually is incurable although some patients with a single me ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Limited: Personal, risk factors and cancer stage. If stage 4 with distant metastasis, then with best care 2-5 years is possible.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not predictable: There are too many variables in the tumor types and individuals to provide a meaningful timeline for your disease course. However, it would be prudent ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Why with out ?: Probably ( unfortunately ) 12 months if untreated, over all IV a has17% IV b has 15% survival rate, also depends on type of tumor and cell activit ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Yes: if they respond to treatment.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Stegman
26 years experience Radiation Oncology
Hard to Know: Many healthy people get cancer. Stage IV just means that the cancer has spread around the body away from where it started (metastases). Some cancers ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Need more info: First of all, her doctor is a good source of information. The American Cancer Society has a great website with resources, help, and support. Without ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uma Swamy
Dr. Uma Swamy answered
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends: Depends on level of tumor burden and response of tumor to treatment here is a good resource: http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/liver-cancer.
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