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lung cancer recurrence symptoms

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends on stage: Recurrence rates are dependent on the stage of lung cancer that a patient is having surgery for. Stage i lung cancer has low recurrence rates, stage ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Too high: For comfort! rates apply to groups. Even 1 node positive drops the cure rate below 50-60%. The finer you select for smaller lesions and squamous hist ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Carcinoid is a low grade growth in the lung(can be other places too). Prefer complete curative resection at first shot. But if recurrent depends on ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Yes carcinoid : Tumors are very slow growing and surgery can be considered more than once.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Asking your doctor..: ....would the surest & fastest way to get reasonable answers since s/he knows more about you than anyone online and there are not many specialists ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Multiple: Lung cough bleeding fever. Other organ failure Stroke from metastasis Pain from metastasis Weakness , fatigue,
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
Local & systemic: Cancer in general has local symptoms that are the result of the physical presence of an abnormal mass: obstruction, destruction or compression of airw ... Read More
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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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Well...: Most often there are no symptoms. But persistent cough, unexplained weight loss, and a history of risk factors such a smoking or environmental exposu ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Lung cancer: Two things: 1: If you think you have lung cancer you should start with a clinic visit to the Emergency Facility. 2: What are the symptoms you have had ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It depends: on the extent, location, and type of lung cancer. There may be no symptoms with a small tumor. With more extensive involvement, there may be constitu ... Read More

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