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Dx 8 mos ago stg4 lung cancer what is life expectancy from here dr stopped chemo not working, cancer grew spread. Clinical trial now. On o2 sob cough?
Ask your doctor: Lung cancer usually shortens the life of the patient. If as you say the cancer is spreading and you've moved to an unproven clinical trial regimen, it depends on the effectiveness of the drugs and your health. Response is variable. I hope you are able to speak with your close friends and family members about your wishes for those times when you cannot speak. Sob on oxygen, that may be soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Currently taking Taxol chemotherapy, have a cold. Hurts to swallow, chest hurts when I cough. Is there anything I can do?
Take pain meds: You should report this problem to your oncologist and ask for medication for what appears to be virus/Flu type of sore throat. If your blood counts are not low, you could also use tylenol for pain control but make sure that you do not have fever. With low counts or Fever, tylenol is not safe unless your doctor is monitoring your condition. ...Read more
My father have nasal cancer and lymphoma.He was electrotherapy and chemotherapy.Then he have cough …have 4months ...I think doctor can help my father?
Follow up with doc: I am not quite clear about the cancer that your father suffered for. So, he had 2 different primary cancer- or the lymphoma actually was located in the nasopharyngeal area? If he has cough for 4 months- considering his previous cancer- you should bring your dad to see his doctor /oncologist to get more evaluation. Many things can cause chronic cough from infection, to malignancy. Go to see md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dad has stage 4 lung cancer with bone metastasis. Second line chemotherapy completed fully before 2 months. Now he has frequent cough and vomiting?
Go to see onc: He needs to go to see his oncologist to see if his current symptom of progressive cough is related to progression of cancer- or it this is associated to something else. What type of lung cancer that your father has? If this is an adenocarcinoma of the lung maintenance therapy is something that should be considered following chemotherapy regimen.A ct scan is something he probably should get done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dad has stage IV colon cancer with advanced liver mets..inoperable,non curative,on chemo &now coughing a little blood..is the cancer advancing?
My husband have stage 4 cancer, he's taking chemo.Every 3 weeks and now he's coughing up blood. What should I do?
Call your md now: This is not anything to hold back on- call his md now. ...Read more
My husband had surgery for nsclc is now having chemo but is now coughing up blood and his stools tested positive, why?
Supportive?: I do not understand your question. Do you mean supportive therapy as in Hospice care? When and if chemotherapy fails, a patient can opt to focus on comfort. This is a perfectly acceptable decision but should not be made in haste. If this is not what you were asking, please clarify. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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