A 50-year-old member asked:
My mother was diagnosed march with ld small cell lung ca. she had 6 chemo vepesid (etoposide) and cisplatin.she was much?
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Dr. Ed Friedlanderanswered
Pathology 46 years experience
What are you asking?: I'm sorry about your mom, but trust that she's gotten a good initial response to chemotherapy. Many people like her do very well nowadays for up to several years. I hope that you and any grandchildren that she may have do not become smokers. If there is something more we can tell you, please ask again.
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Dr. Dan Fisheranswered
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
SCLC: Not sure what the question was, but prognosis overall is poor. Only about 1-10% of patients will be alive at 5 years. and the median survival is 12-18 months. Depends upon the extent of the disease at the time of treatment.
3.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 6, 2014
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