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Lung Cancer Spread To Liver Prognosis
Can a diagnosis of lung cancer which already has spread to the liver, be mistaken for something else?
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
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
A friend of mine was just diagnosed with rectal cancer, liver cancer and lung cancer. What is his life expectancy?
My husband is terminally ill from stage IV lung cancer that has mestastised to his liver. taking navelbine. Will that cure him?
No, but...: It has a fair chance of slowing the tumor. Some folks live for months or perhaps even longer comfortably even with liver metastases from lung cancer, especially if the response to chemotherapy has been good. I hope the two of you will have more quality time together. It will be his and your decision, with advice from the oncologist, when to stop treatment and choose comfort measures only. ...Read more
She has stopped all chemo 4 lung cancer. i read 2 cleanse your liver & colon is excellent 4 cancer patients. what cleansing recommend best 2 do this.
What do you suggest if my husband is terminally ill from stage IV lung cancer that has mestastised to his liver. taking navelbine?
Quality of life: If his cancer is controlled with chemotherapy, and he is pleased with his quality of life, I would continue the treatment. The medical oncologist will know if other agents can be used if navelbine stops being effective. If quality of life is low with the chemotherapy, it is reasonable to stop treatment and pursue hospice. It is a very personal decision. ...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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