A 35-year-old member asked:
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for what length of time can a person live with stage 4 lung cancer?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Limited: What type? Small cell briefly nsclc depends on location and metastasis! metastatic to lung from other organs may respond to removal responses to chemo&/ radiation are also variable stage 4 is not removable, so limited survival is the usual.
Answered on Apr 17, 2013

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