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A female asked about a 65-year-old female:

My dad has oesophageal cancer which has spread to the lungs and liver. the doctor told me it's too late to treat him. how long do you think he has?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Nothing for sure: but a few weeks sounds reasonable.
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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 37 years experience
Who knows...: ...but the Good Lord? I respectfully suggest you focus on sharing whatever time you have with him and helping him spend his remaining days with comfort and dignity. I truly wish you guys the best.
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Last updated Aug 6, 2014

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