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Mom was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in 6/12. They are unsure if it is small cell /non small cell. 1st chemo drug did nothing . Life expectancy?
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If nsclungcancer is a slow growing cancer.What is the time frame inbetween stage3 non small cell lung cancer and stage 4 non small cell lung cancer?
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My husband is undergoing chemo/avastin for stage 4 non small cell lung cancer. Dr stopped chemo after 6 cycles cause weight loss. Is this risky?
Dr. Christian Schultheis answered
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes and no: If he is losing weight, we get concerned about two possibilities: progression or the chemo is causing too much side effects. So sometimes we give a t ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
My mom has stage 4 small cell lung cancer in both lungs, in severe pain no biopsy no trtreatment what happens now ? Life expectancy?
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Mom diagnosed wi/stage IV non small cell lung cancer its mets to bones, a lymph node, pancreas. What is her chances of survival?
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa answered
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Sadly, not good: I'm so very sorry, but stage IV lung cancer, especially ones that have spread as much as your mother's has spread, doesn't carry a very good survival. ... Read More
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