A 34-year-old member asked:
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what is life expectancy of extensive stage 4 lung cancer?

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Dr. Jon Spiers
30 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Not long: This is a grave prognosis. Hope this helps.
Answered on Nov 29, 2019

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