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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Wait to Worry: You should not be thinking about death unless your Cancer is growing or spreading(called Metastasis). Most people with growing cancer develop symptoms ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Although coughing up blood (hemoptysis) can occur at any time with lung cancer it is usually not the leading symptom. Most people lose significant amo ... Read More
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Dr. Rada Ivanov
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Sometimes: Spitting out blood happens when the cancer opens up into an airway. While not necessarily the symptom before death, it usually signifies pretty advanc ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Several: Worsening breathing fluid retention weight loss - cachexia no appetite pallor fatigue confusion and more!
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Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Palliative care: I am sorry to learn of your mothers illness. Lung cancer remains one of the highest cancer deaths. Palliative care doctors can help your mothers end ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Respiratory: Pneumonia congestion, metastatic effusion and lung compression bone or brain spread and complications clotting and pulmonary emboli. Weight loss, ... Read More
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A female asked:
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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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
It varies: Occasionally there are still cures with disease in the nodes. With today's treatments, survival is often measured in years. Cherish each day, and be a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Probably: Diseases of the blood vessels and heart are the leading cause of death in the US. Tobacco use is an important etiologic factor in both. Use of tobac ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
SCLC : You should discuss details with her oncologist and highly consider a support group, such as: http://lungcanceralliance.Org.
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A 78-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Many: Early on, no symptoms. Later, cough, weight loss, poor appetite, loss of energy, chest pain, coughing blood, dizziness, headache, shortness of breath ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Many or none : May be asymptomatic until late! and bad! cough, production, bloody sputum, pain, fluid - effusion and short of breath, wheezing, weight loss.
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