Doctor insights on:
How Long Can Someone Live In Decent Shape With Prostate Cancer Stage 4
Lots of ways to be: Stage iv, and lots of treatment options; survival depends on how much disease you have. Treatment relieves symptoms and makes living more enjoyable. (orchiectomy, anti-hormones, even vaccines). While some disease kills people quickly, even very advanced bony disease can live years. The small cell type is distinctive and bad...Short prognosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cancer is a new growth of any tissue with an ability to spread - metastasize - along blood vessels and lymphatic channels to near or far sites of the body with never-ending aggressiveness until the host succumbs to death by it or other related problems. Prostate cancer is one of them ranked as #2 cancer (after skin cancer) and & #2 cancer death (after lung cancer). 1 in 6-7 men in ...Read more
My father has stage 4 prostate cancer its in his blood hes 92 yrs old the docs say they cought it to late, how long does he have?
How much time can a patient live with stage 4 prostate cancer and how much discomfort will the person experience wh?
Depends : Diagnosis with early disease with then progression sometimes means hormone resistant disease needing chemo or targeted therapy. We shouldn't be diagnosing pts upfront with stage IV nowadays with rectal exams & psa & pt education. Denosumab, vaccine therapy are also options. Pace of disease and spread to organs other than bone tend to be more difficult to treat. ...Read more
My husband found out that he had prostate cancer a week ago and doctors said he was at stage 4, what can I do?
If he indeed has: Disease outside the prostate, commonly it goes to bones. Some declare this based on psa number. Treatment for advanced prostate sometimes is done by the urologist (hormone management) of medical oncologist, or focal radiotherapy for pain, but make sure the treatment doe snot cause more 'harms' than the disease. If you feel good, treatment may not improve that, and might cause symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- How long can someone live with stage four lung cancer and penile cancer?
- How long can someone live with stage 4 liver cancer?
- How long can you live with stage 4 lung cancer?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- How long can you live with stage 4 cancer?
- How long can you live with stage 4 breast cancer?
- How long can one live with stage 4 liver cancer?
- How long can you live with stage 4 small cell lung cancer?
- Talk to a oncologist online for free