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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anand Balson
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Very fast: I am assuming you mean Small cell lung cancer. It is very aggressive. It can grow fast. If not treated, patients can die in a few weeks
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki Chung
Dr. Ki Chung answered
26 years experience Medical Oncology
No stage 5 sclc: (sclc)small cell lung cancer is staged as 'limited' or 'extensive'. Although frequently responsive to chemotherapy with platinum & topoisomerase inhi ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Small cell lung CA: It's not so much that it's small; it's that it's extremely aggressive. At autopsy, I've found folks with ten or twenty pounds of metastases around the ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Sclc: Combination of Cisplatin and Etoposide is the first line therapy for small cell lung cancer. It is also one of regimens we use for non small cell lung ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
We all hope so: People tolerate chemo individually. Good luck.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
16 years experience Pulmonology
See below: The primary tumor for small cell lung cancer is usually easy to visualize on CT scan. If it is SCLC, that is the primary type. Often, the cancer dev ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Yes: PET /CT is more sensitive than CT ,and can detect early and spread malignancy.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Not generally: Small cell lung cancer (SCLC), while generally a serious diagnosis, wasn't thought to affect the eyes. (The bones & brain are still the most commo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
No effect on treatme: PET scan has no role in diagnosis of SCLC (or NSCLC, for that matter). Any lung cancer has to be diagnosed by biopsy. SCLC is of 2 types: limited (in ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Ask his doctor: Lung cancer frequently spreads to the brain. This patient might already have it in the brain(the fact he is getting radiation being given now...? Whic ... Read More
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