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lung cancer hip pain

A 89-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Could be: Yes, it could be.Lung cancer commonly spreads to different organs including bones, lung, liver, lymph glands, brain etc. He should go to see his onco ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Likely: Could be as simple as arthritis, bursitis etc. But needs evaluation for possible metastasis.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
MD time: You need to see a doc for a good evaluation. I'm not sure if you mean that you already were diagnosed with cancer. If so, talk to your oncologist. I ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Metastatic cancer in the hip can be treated with radiation, surgery or both. However, this will not cure cancer elsewhere in the body.
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Dr. Jon Wee
Dr. Jon Wee answered
24 years experience Thoracic Surgery
No: There is no cure for lung cancer that has spread to the hip. Once you have lung cancer outside of the chest, you have metastatic disease, stage iv, w ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Fix vs. Cure: If lung cancer travels to the femoral head/acetabulum, surgical replacement of the destroyed and painful bones fix a mechaical and medical problem; ho ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Your question has: Conflicting info. Lung ca, 'slow kind', is broncheoalveolar, a non-invasive surface spreading tumor. If it invades, it's not slow; if it goes to bone ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
To prevent fracture: Yes it is normal. Radiation was given to hip first to hip prevent fracture and for pain. Discuss with oncologist with your aunt permission will expl ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Lung cancer: No therapy, 2-3 months average. With therapy, average survival 12-15 months. Your health status, tumor subtype whether small cell or non small cell, s ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anand Balson
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not unusual: please see the Doctor asap. It is not unusual to see cancer of lung in CT of lung even if it was OK 6 months ago
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
In part: Heredity plays a role in most diseases, including lung cancer, however here are more important factors in the etiology of lung cancer, especially smok ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Local versus mets: Lung cancer will locally invade the chest wall and cause fluid to accumulate around the lungs. It can spread to the brain, bone, adrenal glands.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
27 years experience Medical Oncology
Not necessarily: An infiltrate seen on a cxr or ct scan can be cancer or infection (pneumonia) or inflammation. It is by no means definitive for cancer. If it looks su ... Read More

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