A 57-year-old female asked:
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what is the life expectancy of a 68 years old healthy person if nsc metastasized lung cancer has spread to brains and pelvic? gamma knife and radiation already used, now chemotherapy.

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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Not mutch: Unfortunately not much , some respond to chemotherapy, with satisfactory palliation.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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Dr. Rada Ivanov
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not good: 6 months at the most. Give or take. Get affairs in order, hospice is a good option if available. Sorry and good luck!
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
Dr. Joshua Garren
23 years experience Radiation Oncology
About one year: But if the patient is feeling healthy, her odds for survival are better.
Answered on Apr 2, 2018

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