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A 27-year-old female asked about a 73-year-old male:

My dad has stage 4 lung cancer spread from one lung to two, also spread to bones, prognosis poor. aprox long does he have to live? thanks.

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Dr. Jocelyn Tan
32 years experience
Stage 4 lung cancer: If he is not on any treatment, not very long, measured in weeks to months. If he is already on treatment, how long depends on whether he had any response to a treatment. If the chemo gave him some relief for 6 months or more, then that is better than if he received chemo and relapsed in less than 2 months.
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Last updated Dec 3, 2017


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