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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
22 years experience Radiology
Smoking: It is frequently caused by smoking. There is too much to discuss in 400 words! try this: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/non-sma ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely: Most likely as the body enters a catabolic state in advanced malignancies. Concomitant conditions, related or not to cancer may coexist and contribute ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
28 years experience Thoracic Surgery
One type : There are two broad categories of primary lung cancer called small cell and non small cell. Simply put, small cell is more aggressive, harder to treat ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Not common: Since you have been disease free for nearly 7 years it would be unusual for a recurrence. There might be risk for a second new lung cancer depending o ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
21 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Often cures: Surgery is the standard of care for stage i and ii lung cancer in the physically fit patient, and should be considered as an option in many patients w ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
21 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Surgery for NSCLC: Curative surgery for lung cancer is based currently on lobectomy, or removing the entire lobe (1/5 of the lung), and rarely pneumonectomy, or removing ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Majzun
13 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
About 30% at 5yrs: Stage 3b is a complicated stage of lung ca with patients having a variety of sizes of tumors and involvement of the chest outside the lungs. Treatmen ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farid Qazi
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Poor prognosis: If it has not metastasized it is called a wet stage 3 b and in new classification it is stage 4 the prognosis is bad 9 months to a year with modern c ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rada Ivanov
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Very variable: Depends on the stage, treatment and underlying medical conditions. Go to uptodate www.Utdol.Com patient information. Ask if more questions. Good luck!
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sumit Sawhney
31 years experience Medical Oncology
Stage?: All depends on stage of cancer at time of diagnosis.
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