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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bates Moses
21 years experience Palliative Care
Ask social worker: Sorry about your mom. There are both federal and state laws that may apply. Ask your employer or your mom's social worker (if on hospice or palliat ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not good, but: Each person is unique. Discss this question w/ the doctors involved in treatment. It's not good, but there are certainly cases that will do better tha ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Varies widely with: the individual yet correct. if fatal, 1 of more organ system functions become so compromised that our vehicle/body becomes ↑ingly fragile & any nu ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Strasser
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
I assume: I assume that you are referring to a grade 4 tumor - we don't really stage brain tumors like other cancers. We classify them by grade. Grade 4 typ ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Hospice: Unfortunately no. At this point hospice would be the best option for her.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bates Moses
21 years experience Palliative Care
Ask his/her doctor: Depends on many factors, including type of stage 4 cancer, current overall health, functional status, ongoing palliative treatments including palliati ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Verybad: Stage IV of what organ ? In general it is end stage terminal cancer , how ever some cancers like lymphomas , testicular tumors etc when detecte ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ben Ferguson
9 years experience General Surgery
Prognosis is poor.: Angiosarcomas are very rare and aggressive cancers that spread early. 70% of patients die within 5 years of diagnosis. The tumors are made out of new ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Not necessarily: Stage 4 cancer is a late stage cancer which has spread inside the body. But the survival is quite varied and it depends on which type of cancer it is. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Quite variable: Stage IV cancer generally means that the cancer has spread from its organ of origin to other organs. How long you have to live depends on where the c ... Read More

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