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is diarrhea and vomiting common in stage 4 lung cancer

A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Go to see onc: He needs to go to see his oncologist to see if his current symptom of progressive cough is related to progression of cancer- or it this is associated ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Worrisome symptoms: These are worrisome symptoms and you should report them to her oncologist before your mother gets weaker.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Low, less than 5%.: In stage IV lung cancer, the 5 year survival is <5%. This is where the lung cancer has metastasized to anywhere else in the body. Palliative care mi ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Survival : Only god knows how long we are going to live and when we are going to die. Having said that, at least based on studies we have on average - 15 months ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Spiers
30 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Not long: This is a grave prognosis. Hope this helps.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not good: Life expectancy with stage lung cancer is not good. The average is 5-6 months. With chemotherapy, the life expectancy is about a year.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
It depends.: It depends on the cancer type. In small-cell lung carcinoma, Cisplatin and Etoposide are used. In advanced non-small cell lung carcinoma, two drugs ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Response: Initial staging is used to plan treatment and gauge prognosis. After treatment is started the terms used to describe the progress include remission, c ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Small cell carcinoma of the lung may be at stage 4 at the time of discovery of the lesion.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Lung cancer: Unfortunately, stage 4 lung cancer is almost always fatal. The average survival of people with stage 4 lung cancer who undergo chemotherapy is about a ... Read More
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