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what chemo drugs for appendix cancer that has spread to the lungs and liver

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Rank
Specializes in Pathology
Ask the oncologist: The oncologist treating your father is the best person to ask this question, and will have all of the necessary data to offer an estimated prognosis. ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Soberman
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Not good: Sadly, his prognosis is poor. Surgery isn't an option. If he responds to chemo, he may get a little extra time. He should see a palliative care physic ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Stage IV: Sorry for your brothers condition. Hope the chemo will buy him a few more months to settle his affairs in comfort Discuss hospice care with his phy ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Your best bet: Is to review a question like this with your medical oncologist. There are many different factors that contribute to survival statistics and you want ... Read More
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Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Survival ?: Stage 4 colon Ca spread to liver and lungs have a poor prognosis unless the degree of liver involvement is small and only a few lung lesions present ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Stage IV disease: Sorry about your diagnosis. Treatment and response regarding stage IV crca varies but there is no cure for stage IV ca. Many issues such as your hea ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
See below. Also ask: Your oncologist is the person you should ask this question. In fact it was something to have brought up as you began and went through your chemothera ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Fairly good treatmen: Cancer of the esophagus in a 70 year old should be treated with Chemotherapy. It can benefit about 50% of the treated folks. But the survival is short ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Bad news: Prognosis is grim, but I would suggest in the interim good symptom control through a palliative care line or hospice care. A variety of factors play i ... Read More
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Cleansing works...: Cleansing works before the cancer ( development ). Not after.
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Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Maybe: Chemotherapy makes some people live longer or even feel better. But it depends on general state of health, number of prior treatments and type of tumo ... Read More
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