A 32-year-old member asked:
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my dad has late 4th stage emphizima and late 3rd early 4th stage adenocarcinoma (small cell lung cancer). prognosis?

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Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends: Small cell carcinoma of the lung is treated with chemotherapy. Response to therapy dictates survival. Keep in mind that small cell carcinoma has the worst survival rates among lung cancers. Most therapy is palliative.
Answered on Mar 12, 2020

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