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Terminal cancer drugs

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bates Moses
Palliative Care 22 years experience
Varies: It depends on a variety of factors including overall health, treatment options available (including chemotherapy, radiation, etc.) and if being pursue... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Depends on the type: Of cancer. Common symptoms are pain, weakness, depression, loss of apetite despite losing weight, swelling at the site of the tumor, may be nausea, vo... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
You mean economic...: ...assistance? It will depend on your situation and where you live at. Your local American Cancer Society or even local oncologist office will know b... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
Sorry 2 hear: If he/she is truly terminal, your friend will die. I'm not trying to be funny as this is a very sad situation, but the process of dying varies a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Marra
Radiology 29 years experience
Always hope: Different cancers often have very different survival rates. The type of cancer and it's stage have a strong influence on survival. Though some cance... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
Pathology 29 years experience
Terminal = death...: If a person's disease (cancer) is described by a healthcare professional as being "terminal", that means that the person would be expected to die from... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Pain control: The doctor who following the patient should give the pain control medicine so they don,t suffer from pain.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bates Moses
Palliative Care 22 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Type: It depends to type of cancer and treatment
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Emotional support: True terminal cancer is unrelated to the size of a tumor. Rather byproducts such as tumor necrosis factor cause symptoms of anorexia and cachexia wit... Read More

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