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liver cancer stage 4 life expectancy without treatment

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience 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

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
39 years experience Pathology
Esophageal cancer: Adenocarcinoma of the esophagus is a serious and increasingly common cancer. Early forms are treated by local excision, but once it invades muscle or ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It is guess work: It is hard to give you reliable response without examining the patient and without knowing any history or results of her blood tests which can show th ... Read More
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Dr. Vamsidhar Velcheti
8 years experience Medical Oncology
See below: It is hard to estimate life expectancy, it largely depends on other medical comobidities especially the liver function; there are drugs that can be ef ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Poor prognosis: Regretfully, Stage 4 disease is associated with spread of the liver cancer to minimally nearby lymph nodes, and probably through into blood vessels. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Very short: Weeks to months, and this is true of any age with esoph metastasis. Wt loss and energy/performance level are also signs pointing to poor and short pro ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Hochman
31 years experience Radiation Oncology
Less than a year: Likely less than several months.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Considerations...: ...include tumor stage, liver function, side effects of treatment, your overall health, chances of curing the disease, extending life, or relieving sy ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Ask her to ask dr.: Liver metastases from any cancer is not a good sign. However depending on many other factors will determine what her life expectancy is, especially kn ... Read More
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