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life expectancy for metastatic prostate cancer

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Radical Remission: is the name of a book by Kelly Turner. She investigated the cases of people who had dire prognoses and yet lived long beyond them. It might be worth ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Treatable: prostate cancer remains very treatable when confined to soft tissue. once it metastasizes to bone, it is painful and harder to control. if not in bone ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
24 years experience in Urology
Advanced Cancer: Once prostate cancer has spread to the bones, the prognosis becomes poorer. Treatment revolves around suppressing growth by decreasing testosterone. ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Prostate cancer: Prostate cancer with bone metastasis with current therapies available most patients can survive 2 to 3 years on an average. Some of them can go on to ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Quite variable: Most Prostate Cancer-affected patients live for several years, the average being 3-5 years. But it depends on response to hormonal treatments which ca ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Not long...: ...I'm afraid, particularly if it's spread to the brain. It may vary depending on whether he gets treatment and how well it works but in general his p ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Sculco
36 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
About 2+ years: There many new treatments for prostate cancer and the survivals much improved depending on other health history. Where is fx? May need to see orthop ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Variable: There is considerable variability in survival rates among the different types of tumors and patients. See this site for more info. http://www.cancer. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Stage 4 kidney dz: Stage 4 chronic kidney disease ( kidney function of 15-30%) occurs for many reasons. People with stable stage 4 disease can live fairly normal lives. ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Not good: Without treatment the cancer will continue to spread. There is no way to predict course or anticipate miracles. The survival rate at 3 years WITH tr ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
No.: Brachytherapy is used in the treatment of localized prostate cancer, or cancer that has not spread outside of the prostate gland. If a patient has met ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience in Urologic Oncology
Many: The first line of treatment for this is androgen deprivation. In addition, there are medicines which reduce the risk of fractures with Denosumab showi ... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
ACUP: Adenocarcinoma of unknown primary in the liver- could be originally from lung, colon, from the bile duct , prostate etc. It would be nice to be able t ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Depends: It depends on what kind of throat cancer, the stage of the cancer, the hpv status if this is a mouth cancer, whether you are a smoker or not, what kin ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience in Medical Oncology
It depends: It depends on the staging. There is a stage iiia and b. With treatment the median is 16 and 13 months respectively. Survival with treatment is 23% and ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience in General Practice
16% 5yr survival: The life expectancy of people with lung cancer is dependent on several factors which includes the type of lung cancer, stage of disease, race and gend ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Spiers
30 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Not long: This is a grave prognosis. Hope this helps.
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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Small cell. : Overall survival for small cell lung cancer is quite poor, regardless of the treatment. If someone is receiving "gene therapy", then it is likely they ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Bad news: Prognosis is grim, but I would suggest in the interim good symptom control through a palliative care line or hospice care. A variety of factors play i ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Depends on origin: Liver cancer in actuality represents a primary hepatoma of the liver. Such lesions are not staged but rather considered resectable or unresectable. ... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Many types of non-hodgkins lymphoma and prognosis varies. Even with stage iv, some are very curable. Need more details. Good luck!
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Castle
Specializes in General Surgery
In theory, prostate cancer cells can spread anywhere in the body: In practice, though, most cases of prostate cancer metastasis occur in the lymph nodes and the bones. Prostate cancer metastasis occurs when cells bre ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Nowadays....: Overall survival of all prostate cancers is about: 5-yr relative survival - almost 100%; 10-yrs, about 99%;15-yr, about 94%. But its stage-related 5-y ... Read More

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