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My Dad Is Dying Of Cancer What Are The Last Stages
Probably general.: Towards the end, many different cancers probably have nonspecific symptoms, like fever, weakness, weight loss, muscle wasting, and pain. Painkillers, and other palliative measures should be taken. See your doctor for a more thorough description. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dad's dying from bile duct cancer&has reached stage where he's bed bound, not eating&has become confused.Worried he's suffering.How long can this last?
Palliative care: I would recommend you to talk to his oncologist and ask for palliative care team/hospice care- to help him. Unfortunately , from your limited information, I do not expect this will last long. To make sure that he is not suffering etc- strongly consider hospice care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dad is 90. Was diagnosed with colon cancer last june. It was stage 3 and still localized. How long would he be able to live? He wants no treatment.
Varies alot: I assume your father had the cancer removed surgically. If so, he might have been cured of colon cancer. At the age of 90, and depending on his overall health, chemotherapy would not likely add much to the chance of being cured. I would estimate that he has about a 50% chance of not having a recurrence of his colon cancer, and dying of other causes or "old age". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a pale flat patch about 6mm come up on my cheek. Bit worried as my dad has had skin cancer. It's come in about the last 3 weeks?
My dad has been doing chemotherapy for about 4 months now.This morning he found blood in his stool. is cancer back? his last scan 3 weeks ago was free
My dad (75) having white pimple on back of tongue from last 3 days . No pain. Having mild dry cough. can it be cancer? What we should do now. worried.
My dad have proetate cancer for five years my dr implanted gold seeds how long will they last he had six treatment of radation so far?
Short time: Implanted radiation beads only have a defined time in which they work based on their half-life and how many seeds were implanted. They usually only work for a few millimeters - so your risk of radiation exposure as a family member is limited to none. The type of radiation used is important in predicting how long the "radiation" lasts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dad was diagnosed with bone cancer.He suffered severe pain his last days.He just passed away right after a radiation therapy can this be the cause?
Not likely: Unfortunately for patients whose cancer has spread to the bone, the outlook as far as survival is usually not good. Radiation therapy for this is usually to relieve pain but the result may not be seen for a week or two and the pain relief is usually very good. My condolences on your loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dad had lung cancer surgery last year and they got it all. He did not do treatment. Now it is in the brain. How long could he live?
D/w his oncologist: Sorry for your dad's condition. Treatment, and prognosis would depend obviously on the stage, however, the type of lung cancer, whether he would do treatment now, what treatment, and how is the response to therapy would also affect the prognosis. In general, based on studies, people with stage 4 lung cancer -on average- with treatment could live for 12-15 months. It would be much less without tx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My father passed away last year because of 4th stage esophageal cancer. I am worried each time i experience pain or feel any lumps. Should i check?
Esophageal: Cancer does not generally run in families. In the us, it is most commonly in the lower part of the esophagus and is associated with a precancerous condition called barrett's esophagus. You can reduce your risk by moderating alcohol intake, maintaining a healthy weight and avoiding smoking. If you have acid reflux, make sure it is treated. If symptoms of reflux persist you may need endoscopy. ...Read more
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