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A 44-year-old member asked:

What can i do if my grandfather has stage 4 lung cancer is it possible to cure from it?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Unlikely: Miracles happen, but the more common is declining limited course with stage 4! family and love are important.
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A 33-year-old member asked:

What to do if I have stage 4 lung cancer why do I get fluid in my lungs?

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Dr. David Greenfield
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
Pleural irritation: This is usually fluid outside the lung but inside the chest cavity which occurs to due the cancer irritating or invading the lining if the chest cavity (or pleura).
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A 29-year-old member asked:

Stage 4 lung cancer any advice?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 29 years experience
Low, less than 5%.: In stage IV lung cancer, the 5 year survival is <5%. This is where the lung cancer has metastasized to anywhere else in the body. Palliative care might be the best option at this point.
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A 41-year-old member asked:

What is the chance of survival with stage 4 lung cancer?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Miracle: Most do not live long. If someone seems to be out living the situation, may need to reconsider the original, diagnosis!
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A 47-year-old female asked about a female:

Stage 4 lung cancer how long until death?

3 doctor answers12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
3-6 months.: 3-6 months. As long as a year is some cases.
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A 40-year-old member asked:

How long will you have with stage 4 lung cancer?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
Thoracic Surgery 40 years experience
Stage 4 Cancer: Most patient last less than 5 year.
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Last updated May 1, 2013
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