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stage 4 inoperable brain tumor life expectancy

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Miller
41 years experience Pathology
Yes: For many patients (not all) surgery, then radiation with chemotherapy, and "maintenance" chemotherapy can give a good quality of life for a period of ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Yes, but not likely: Sometimes, the tumor may still not interfere with neurological function if slow growing, but they are more likely to present with symptoms like headac ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Strum
53 years experience Medical Oncology
More info: What specific kind of brain tumor? Was it a glioblastoma? Did you see a medical oncologist? Some chemotherapy drugs may give you some quality of lif ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Kellems
17 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends: It really depends on multiple factors, especially type of tumor and location.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Brain tumor: Not the normal presentation but anything is possible. See your regular doctor for further evaluation.
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Yoo
Dr. Kevin Yoo answered
28 years experience Neurosurgery
It depends: If you are 76, your Dad must be late 80s or early 90s. At such an advanced age it may not be worth being so aggressive with terminal cancer that at s ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Cruel fraud: Scorpion and spider venom have been investigated for drug delivery and there are some reports, but it's still preliminary research. Anyone offering th ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Can't predict: I might choose comfort measures only for myself, and spend my last few days or weeks finishing up what i could. Someone else might choose aggressive m ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Headache: There are hundreds of causes for headache ranging from malocclusion to bad habits to infection to trauma to many other causes. See your Physician to ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Sudafed: Headache lightheaded and weird felling in your head and you take sudafed ? It could be from sinusitis or the sudafed itself. Other possibilities inclu ... Read More

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