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How Long Can You Live With Stage 4 Lung Cancer
Deep question: I am sorry to hear of your illness. This is a question best posed to the doctor who knows you and your entire case. S/he has been following you, and will be able to discuss the process with you. Even so, s/he will not be able to give you an exact time, and you may also rebound at least temporarily from what seems like worsening symptoms. Please know there is help at all stages of illness. Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Stage 4 lung Ca.: A few months, somewhere between 3 months or shorter to 8 months on average depending on the extent of disease and tumor aggressiveness. But I want to emphasize stage 4 lung cancer is not curable, but treatable. I encourage you to see local oncologist, fully review the case, and possibly start treatment as soon as possible. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stage 4 lung cancer, given 12 months 18 months ago, lost heaps of weight, now large mass in kidneys, need to know how long left to take kids 4 l visit?
Cancer prognosis: Sorry to hear about the grim diagnosis. It's impossible to tell exactly high much longer without knowing the functional status of the person. 6 months is generic survival span in most cases, but it can be more or less than that depending on the aggressiveness of the cancer, etc. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Friend diagnosis last march stage 4 lung cancer, mets to adrenals, lymphs, neck, now liver. Hospice began today. No food 5 days. Sleeping all day. How long? Ideas?
Lung cancer: Unfortunately, stage 4 lung cancer is almost always fatal. The average survival of people with stage 4 lung cancer who undergo chemotherapy is about a year. Some people live much longer than a year, but only rarely will someone live more than 3-5 years. Discuss your particular situation with your oncologist. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could you tell me if I were diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer, how long have I had lung cancer?
No symptoms and felt fine til they told me I had stage IV primary lung cancer / 2nd kidney cancer. Is it that unusual or rare for a person to live a long normal life without ever knowing they have it?
My sister has Stage IV Lung Cancer that has spread to the bones, stomach lining, liver, aorta, stomach and elsewhere. How long will she last?
Not too long: Sorry to say not too long but in my view life and death is not in our hand so we all should appreciate life and live as we are going to die tomorrow by enjoying everything in life and plan as if we are going to live for ever as far your sister concern try to take advantage of the few time left and enjoy with her life as long as she still here with us Read more
Miracle: Most do not live long. If someone seems to be out living the situation, may need to reconsider the original, diagnosis! Read more
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
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