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Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Board Certified, Pathology
18 years in practice
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Haw bad is metastatic prostate cancer to a neck lymph node?

Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Board Certified, Pathology
18 years in practice
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Haw bad is metastatic prostate cancer to a neck lymph node?

Second opinion: Please consider a second opinion to confirm if the neck node is metastatic cancer from prostate. It is unusual (though not unheard of) for prostate cancer to skip pelvic nodes and bones and skip straight to a neck node. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells that occur in almost any organ or tissue in the body. Symptoms depend on the location of the cancer, and cancer often has the potential to grow and spread to other ...Read more


Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
44 years in practice
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How long can someone live with prostate cancer that's metastatic?

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
44 years in practice
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How long can someone live with prostate cancer that's metastatic?

Variable: Even metastatic prostate cancer growth may be controlled by medication and a person could for a few years, however, metastatic tumors are generally not curable. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. James Krick
Board Certified, Urology
31 years in practice
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What is metastatic prostate cancer?

Dr. James Krick
Board Certified, Urology
31 years in practice
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What is metastatic prostate cancer?

Metastasis: in general, metastasis refers to a cancer that has gone from the organ of origin to other parts of the body ...Read more

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Dr. Terence Chapman
Board Certified, Urologic Oncology
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How long can someone survive with advanced metastatic prostate cancer?

Dr. Terence Chapman
Board Certified, Urologic Oncology
21 years in practice
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Longer than ever: Newer therapies are constantly emerging for this problem, including radium for bony metastases, shown to significantly improve survival. Other drugs such as abiraterone and mdv3100 show much promise as well. The outlook has never been better for men in this unfortunate situation. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Kris Gast
Board Certified, Radiation Oncology
26 years in practice
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Can metastatic prostate cancer go into remission?

Dr. Kris Gast
Board Certified, Radiation Oncology
26 years in practice
484K people helped
Can metastatic prostate cancer go into remission?

ProstateCAremission : The term remission has been historically used for leukemia patients. Prostate cancer can be stable with the use of "hormones". This would mean the psa is stable...And the disease is not actively growing. Patients can live a very long time with prostate ca in the bones or with an elevated psa. Check with your doctor on what your psas have been doing over time. ...Read more

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Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
Board Certified, Urology
4 years in practice
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What are the side effects of channel TURP - metastatic prostate cancer?

Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
Board Certified, Urology
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What are the side effects of channel TURP - metastatic prostate cancer?

Channel TURP: The assumption is that this person has advanced prostate cancer and has urinary obstruction secondary to the cancer. A channel TURP can lead to urinary incontinence.. ...Read more

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Dr. Uma Swamy
Board Certified, Radiation Oncology
11 years in practice
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How can I fight against lung an prostate cancer?

Dr. Uma Swamy
Board Certified, Radiation Oncology
11 years in practice
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How can I fight against lung an prostate cancer?

Depends on Stage: Depends on stage of each cancer. Here is info on both http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/prostate-cancer http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/lung-cancer. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Kaplan
Board Certified, Hematology and Oncology
34 years in practice
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My husband is 48 with metastatic prostate cancer this has become resistant to hormal treatments and he has weakened what else can be given?

Dr. Ed Kaplan
Board Certified, Hematology and Oncology
34 years in practice
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My husband is 48 with metastatic prostate cancer this has become resistant to hormal treatments and he has weakened what else can be given?

Many options: Taxotere is usually next step but now 3 or 4 choices of things to treat, and some can give great responses with minimal toxicity. He is very young for this disease; any breast cancer or ovarian cancer in his family? He should test for the brca gene mutation ( www.Myriad.Com ). ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Bennett
Board Certified, Urology
25 years in practice
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My father 81 yrs old diagnosis lung cancer grade 4 and also prostate cancer what. Is his life expectancy?

Dr. Robert Bennett
Board Certified, Urology
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My father 81 yrs old diagnosis lung cancer grade 4 and also prostate cancer what. Is his life expectancy?

Cancer: Very likely based on the lung cancer type. The prostate cancer infrequently will affect life expectancy in this case. ...Read more

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Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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Prostate Cancer (Definition)

Prostate cancer is a over proliferation of abnormal cells of the prostate gland. Late symptoms include difficulty with urination, ...Read more


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