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stage 4 liver cancer life expectancy

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Depends on origin: Liver cancer in actuality represents a primary hepatoma of the liver. Such lesions are not staged but rather considered resectable or unresectable. ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Poor prognosis: Regretfully, Stage 4 disease is associated with spread of the liver cancer to minimally nearby lymph nodes, and probably through into blood vessels. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
39 years experience Pathology
Esophageal cancer: Adenocarcinoma of the esophagus is a serious and increasingly common cancer. Early forms are treated by local excision, but once it invades muscle or ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It is guess work: It is hard to give you reliable response without examining the patient and without knowing any history or results of her blood tests which can show th ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Very short: Weeks to months, and this is true of any age with esoph metastasis. Wt loss and energy/performance level are also signs pointing to poor and short pro ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It is short: It is between 6-12 months.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: The survival is dependent on cell type and stage. In order to answer this question accurately, that information would be needed.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Cancer: Your oncologist will discuss with you the treatment options.
A member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Liver cancer: Liver cancer has a poor life expectancy but it varies according to how much liver function persists. If jaundice,drowsiness,lack of appetite,bleeding ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends...: Most patients with advanced liver cancer live for 6months(without nexavar) to 12 months(with nexavar). So Nexavar (sorafenib) adds a few months(4 to6 ... Read More
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