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how long can you live with stage 4 lung cancer

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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Unanswerable: I am sorry to hear of your diagnosis and understand the depth of your question. But, here in cyber space and anonymous without being on the ground the ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
3-6 months.: 3-6 months. As long as a year is some cases.
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Deep question: I am sorry to hear of your illness. This is a question best posed to the doctor who knows you and your entire case. S/he has been following you, and ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Stage 4 Cancer: Most patient last less than 5 year.
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Limited: Depends on cell type, location, metastases to be a bit more accurate. Small cell generaly 12 months or so.. Others longer depending on responses to ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 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
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
You decide: No one can force you to be treated, or to accept anything beyond comfort measures which may include local radiation for pain. If you are a candidate f ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 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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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 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 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Tan
31 years experience Medical Oncology
Stage 4 lung cancer: If he is not on any treatment, not very long, measured in weeks to months. If he is already on treatment, how long depends on whether he had any respo ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Cancer prognosis: Sorry to hear about the grim diagnosis. It's impossible to tell exactly high much longer without knowing the functional status of the person. 6 months ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Unfortunate: In end stage cancer disease , making pain free and as comfortable as possible , is essential goal , which your friend is receiving from kind people o ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 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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