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A 36-year-old member asked:

Our friend has been told he has terminal cancer. what can we expect?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 36 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 lot depending on the cancer, the organs involved, and the patient's general health. Your friend needs companionship without smothering and needs someone who will stand by him/her even if they take a treatment course you disagree with. God bless.
Last updated Mar 6, 2014

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