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lung cancer with bone metastasis

A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Go to see onc: He needs to go to see his oncologist to see if his current symptom of progressive cough is related to progression of cancer- or it this is associated ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Higby
51 years experience in Medical Oncology
Six months: Bone mets mean stage IV cancer. Life expectancy is related to how rapidly the cancer is growing and what organs it is affecting. I've seen a patient ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Longevity: I am sorry to hear about your condition. The best person to ask is the oncologist (o) who is familiar with you and your case, as the o knows you best ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Possibly: Metastasis to bone from any tumor/malignancy is stage4= distant metastasis= spread beyond margins. Prognosis is guarded, depending on originating typ ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
23 years experience in Urology
Depends: If the prostate cancer is still responsive to androgen deprivation therapy (adt), which is chemical elimination of testosterone, the patient might hav ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience in Urologic Oncology
Many: The first line of treatment for this is androgen deprivation. In addition, there are medicines which reduce the risk of fractures with Denosumab showi ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Bad situation: Small cell is a very bad cancer. Stage four is very advanced. Very poor prognosis at best-- usually months only.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Variable: There is considerable variability in survival rates among the different types of tumors and patients. See this site for more info. http://www.cancer. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Not mutch: Stage ii colon cancers means did not spread to lymph nodes , if it spreads will be to liver first, metastasis to lung is rare.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Depends: In order to give exact stage need size of tumor also other wise answer is presumptive lacks accuracy.
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
GB cancer is: Uncommon, so few studies done prospectively. Looking at results in people treated empirically, perhaps one person in 10 will respond. That needs to b ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
This depends: The answer depends on many factors. How old is the persone, what other medical problems do they have, when did the breast cancer first occur, what oth ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Poor: It is unusual for skin cancer to go to brain, look around for a treatable second primary, probably a squamous lung cancer.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
Stage of cancer: This sounds very serious. Cancer is staged to help understand the treatments and expectations for success with treatment, part of the risk/benefit ana ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience in Radiology
Could Be: You have a known breast ca? Any other mets? Typically, one would expect mets to bone before abdomen. If pathology on both sites is the same then proba ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Sculco
36 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
About 2+ years: There many new treatments for prostate cancer and the survivals much improved depending on other health history. Where is fx? May need to see orthop ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience in Medical Oncology
It depends: There are several cancers that are called bone cancer. To give you an accurate answer i would need to know the type of cancer. Did it start in the bon ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Please clarify: There are three different diseases named for dr paget, but none affects the lung directly. Paget's of bone seen on chest x-ray is not a cancer risk. P ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Can't tell here: Sorry to hear about your mom. That extent of disease typically has a poor prognosis, but you can and should get a better sense of things from the docs ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Yes: The two variants of lung cancer that are non small cell (neuroendocrine) in origin are squamous and adenoCa of the lung. In the last decade, the sq ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
21 years experience in Medical Oncology
ONE LOCATION: Breast cancer is known to spread to liver, bones, lung and brain.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
30 years experience in Radiation Oncology
It varies: Cancer at stage IV varies...Some can be cured (hodgkins, germ cell of the testis) others are very difficult to cure even at earlier stages. Chemothera ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience in Family Medicine
No one can tell: This is a widely spread cancer. Would defer to her oncologist as to average survival time..When my faterinlaw was at the end of his life were felt ble ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Very serious: Melanoma's response to 21st century treatment is so unpredictable that even lung metastases, which until recently did mean certain death eventually, m ... Read More
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