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Lung cancer with metastatic bone

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
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 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
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
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Personalized therapy: Nowadays, treatment for metastatic lung cancer is individualized based on the type and biology of the cancer. Some genetic profiling evaluation would ... Read More
Dr. Rada Ivanov
Pulmonary Critical Care 31 years experience
Chemo/radiation: Chemotherapy and radiation are the mainstays of treatment, and there are other options depending on where exactly the metastases are. Metastatic lung ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
Lung cancer: Usually ther is no five year survivors. The actual time depends on the type of cancer and health status of the patient.
Dr. Craig Carter
Thoracic Surgery 40 years experience
Depends: If it has spread from the bones to the lung, it is metastatic. Good survival rates have been seen with chemotherapy in conjunction with removing the l... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Stage IV: You and Granddad have my sympathy. Perhaps there are still things that can be done to help
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
Anesthesiology 40 years experience
Final days: The patient should seek hospice care as this sounds like the disease is very advanced. Hospice can make him comfortable.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
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
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Death: Of course your father has a right to choose to end his chemotherapy. But, that means his cancer will cause his death.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
Pulmonary Critical Care 48 years experience
Poor: Description suggests stage 4 disease with metastatic disease in 2 additional organ systems. Despite advances in therapy for lung cancer survival ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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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