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My sister is 62 and just recently diagnosed with COPD and adenocarcinoma in right lung, spine and hip. Severe pain at home. Should she go to hospital?
Yes.: I would say that she should go the hospital to treat her severe pain and find out its source. The COPD and just-diagnosed lung cancer are not emergencies, however; but they each require a team of trained specialists managing treatment plans that should be started right away and continued for the long haul. It looks like she has already started these plans so she should keep all those appointments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Prognosis? S4 nsclc adenocarcinoma..Mets to liver bones, brain..Now unbearable pain in spine. Receives IV fluids 2xweek and bld t'fusions 2xmt.
Not so good: Stage IV lung cancer with diffuse metastases is a difficult disease to treat with short survival times. Would suggest a consultation with radiation oncology. The pain in the spine can be due to bone metastases which can be treated with radiation successfully to be pain free. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Primary adenocarcinoma bladder (removed), metastasized lymph nodes, bone = spine, rib, pelvis, skull. Chemo stopped on list for nivo-ipi. How long die?
Not up to drs: Best doctors can do is guess based on experience, however everyone is different. It's not up to us to tell anymore. My prayers go out to you. ...Read more
Mom has adenocarcinoma, stage4but not sure of the primary cancer.Has cancer in neck, spine, jaw, liver, lungs, lymph nodes&hips.1round chemo.How long2live?
Define primary: Definite treatment indicated. The primary site of the adenocarcinoma must be defined and resected if possible. Then what has metastasized will only remain at that site but with the tendency to grow. With the primary removed, the metastatic site can be approached, by radiation, chemo, immunotherapy. When primary removed, chemosensitization studies can be performed to choose best drug. ...Read more
It is a cancer: Many cancers can form glands...So they are called adenocarcinoma. Further, some of these glands function like normal glands and can secrete mucin, so it is just a feature which has no particular implications beyond saying it is an adenocarcinoma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is cancer: Adenocarcinoma is a cancer that originates from glandular epithelial cells. This is usually classified as poorly, moderately or well differentiated based on the resemblance of these cells to normal epithelium with the well-differentiated cells being most similar in appearance to the normal cells. The poorer the differentiation, the more aggressive and poorer prognosis. ...Read more
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