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What are the stages of lung cancer

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Thoracic Surgery 23 years experience
Good: The upfront therapy of choice for a physically fit person with stage iia lung cancer is surgery. The expectation of therapy for some one with stage i... Read More
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
Stage IIB LngCa: Iib is a 5-7 cm tumor and n1 node positive, or >7 cm , or invasion into a resectable structure, or collapse of an entire lobe with no nodes positive. ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Several: Worsening breathing fluid retention weight loss - cachexia no appetite pallor fatigue confusion and more! best wishes. Love your family.
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Several: Worsening breathing fluid retention weight loss - cachexia no appetite pallor fatigue confusion and more! best wishes. Love your family.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
Medical Oncology 47 years experience
Yes: There are a number of ways to keep a patient confortable. The hospice and palliative care teams are great at this. They also do so in a caring and com... Read More
Dr. Rada Ivanov
Pulmonary Critical Care 32 years experience
Yes: Hospice or comfort care, lots of morphine which suppresses the feeling of breathlessness and lets the patient pass away without undue suffering and wi... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Could be: Yes, it could be.Lung cancer commonly spreads to different organs including bones, lung, liver, lymph glands, brain etc. He should go to see his onco... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
I hope you: Have quit smoking and tobacco. Your neck cracking, if related to lung cancer, would be advanced, but it is more likely to be non-cancer. This needs a ... Read More
A 78-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 26 years experience
Many: Early on, no symptoms. Later, cough, weight loss, poor appetite, loss of energy, chest pain, coughing blood, dizziness, headache, shortness of breath ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Birdas
Thoracic Surgery 27 years experience
Mainly smoking: But a lot of other factors (most of which can nit be altered) may play a role. Over 85% of lung cancers are seen in smokers, so if you would like to d... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: It depends, though, on the type of cancer, its stage and other factors (presence of other diseases, immune system status, correctly prescribed therapy... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Evans III
Surgery - Thoracic 20 years experience
Rarely: The vast majority of lung cancer is thought to be caused by tobacco exposure. A small percentage of the lung cancer cases in non smokers are thought ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Thoracic Surgery 40 years experience
See pic: Self explanatory. That yellowish mass is a squamous cell carcinoma of the right lung. This is an autopsy picture.
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