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how long can a stage 4 lung cancer patient survive?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Limited: Personal, risk factors and cancer stage. If stage 4 with distant metastasis, then with best care 2-5 years is possible.
Answered on Dec 13, 2019

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