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what is the prognosis for stage 4 renal cell carcinoma?

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Dr. Howard Usitalo
39 years experience Urology
Poor: Unfortunately even with chemo, stage IV renal cell has a short survival time. Some reasonably good chemo agents are coming available but present therapies may work for a while, then quit working.
Answered on Apr 29, 2019
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