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A 33-year-old male asked about a 61-year-old male:

My 62 yo father have kidney rcc and metastasized to lung, nodules are seen in scans. please explain stage, treatment, life expectancy, outlook?

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Dr. James Lin
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Urology 52 years experience
Here are some ...: Some 10% of RCC with spread to lung can make it up to 5 years. But, cancer grade under microscope and personal general health play the most important role to determine the survival, but it's still worthwhile to try the available options of Rx such as immunotherapy, chemotherapy, targeted Rx... For detailing, ask medical oncologist to collaborate with urologist or interventional radiologist...
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