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A 38-year-old female asked:

My mom has stage 4 lung cancer with no biopsy no chemotherapy or treatment what is her life expectancy?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Its Very Bad cancer: The life expectancy is limited but it depends on where her cancer has spread to. Most patients die due to distant metastases into vital organs. Once cancer has gone outside the lungs, the survival is 6 to 12 months, but can be over one year with rare exceptions.
Last updated Mar 27, 2016


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