A 40-year-old member asked:

What are the chances of surviving colon cancer that has spread to liver, kidney and lungs?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 66 years experience
Poor: When one finds metastasis to multiple sites from a primary colon cancer the lesion was probably detected late in its development. If the patient is in good condition the primary if not resected should be removed. Chemo with FOLFOX and possibly avastin (bevacizumab) should be attempted. Kidney lesions are extremely rare but can respond to chemo and if causing complication should be resected.
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