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lung cancer with metastatic bone

A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Bad disease: Metastatic lung Cancer is a very bad cancer. An average patient can be expected to live between 4-12 months depending on how many sites of spread(besi ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Usually Chemotherapy: Chemotherapy is the mainstay for treatment and depending on factors such as age, cancer subtype, performance level, etc. The type of chemotherapy is d ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
38 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Lung cancer: Usually ther is no five year survivors. The actual time depends on the type of cancer and health status of the patient.
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A male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Stage IV: You and Granddad have my sympathy. Perhaps there are still things that can be done to help
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
39 years experience in Anesthesiology
Final days: The patient should seek hospice care as this sounds like the disease is very advanced. Hospice can make him comfortable.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Variable: Depends on cell type, location, stage, time of origin, and metastatic activity from nothing noticed at all in early stage to the worst possible mis ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
NO: There may be some genetic association with some cancers (eg Breast, Colon) but modern day SCREENING has all but eliminated the possibility of dying fr ... Read More
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Death: Of course your father has a right to choose to end his chemotherapy. But, that means his cancer will cause his death.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
47 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Poor: Description suggests stage 4 disease with metastatic disease in 2 additional organ systems. Despite advances in therapy for lung cancer survival ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
I can't estimate it.: Which type of lung cancer does he have? What grade is it? Here are some stats for small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer: See: h ... Read More

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