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Life expectancy for metastatic prostate cancer

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
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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Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 45 years experience
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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
Urology 26 years experience
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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
Medical Oncology 25 years experience
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 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Faridi
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Can be years: These patients can survive years, depending on if they don't have other organ involvement also if they are responsive to hormone treatment.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Sad to hear about your father's problem. As Yogi Berra once said: it is hard to make predictions. Especially about the future. In medicine it is the ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Bennett
31 years experience
Cancer: Very likely based on the lung cancer type. The prostate cancer infrequently will affect life expectancy in this case.
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Cancer spread: Any cancer that is metastatic is one that has spread beyond its primary site. In the case of prostate cancer, it is metastatic when cancer cells are f... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Varies: From several months to many many many months- will depend on the biology of the cancer, the stage / cancer burdern, treated or untreated?. Overall he... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
Medical Oncology 47 years experience
It varies: There are average numbers of survival os metastatic prostate cancer treated with hormonal therapy. They range a little over 3 years. The difficult pro... Read More
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