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time frame for stage 4 colon met liver cancer

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It varies a lot: There is good treatment for stage 4 colon Cancer. Most people live for 2-3 years when they take chemotherapy. If the liver tumor is small it can even ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Even this stage: of colon cancer has had tremendous advances with advanced means of chemotherapy! I would not accept the answer to your question from any other than a ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tadge Kanjo
23 years experience General Surgery
It is possible: Several factors regarding colon cancer liver metastasis predict long term survival. Where the mets present when the original tumor was discovered? How ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Hmmmm: You know, the terms "stage iv" and "cure" are not usually put in the same sentence by oncologists because in theory, most stage IV cancers are incurab ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Cancer advancing?: Hi ~ are you kidding me? You said Stage IV, advanced liver mets,, inoperative, non-curative, on chemo and coughing blood and you ask if its advancing? ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends: It very much depends on the cell type of the cancer, the size of the liver tumors, the number of liver tumors, and where the tumors are located in the ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to say.: Need to take a few things into consideration… what is her underlying health status? What is the total tumor burden? How much liver function is rema ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Consider hospice: Nobody can tell you the time left. You should very seriously consider getting with your local hospice organization.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Not aware it is used: Of all the treatments for stage 4 colon cancer, i'm not aware of the use of radioactive beads; perhaps it is an experimental treatment which would not ... Read More

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