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What can b survival Duration for for mcrc patient with a liver met, node and sub pleural nodule ?primAry removed

What can b survival
Duration for for mcrc patient with a liver met, node and sub pleural nodule ?primAry removed

2nd opinion: Marilyn, your situation is too complex to answer in 400 characters or less. I would recommend a second opinion from an oncologist in England at a referral center. Also, if you'd like, you can get a consult from an oncologist on HealthTap Concierge. You can go to this link to find an oncologist here in the US who can do an online consult for you. Good luck. https://www.healthtap.com/experts ...Read more

Nodule (Definition)

Any growth or deposit in the body or on its surface may be casually termed a nodule until its character is determined by the familiarity of the physician with it or by the results of a biopsy if it is not so obvious. The term is casual ...Read more


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At present 1 liver met - small , 1 node small and under 1cm sub pleural nodule ... All blood work normal . Approx what can be survival duration ?

At present 1 liver met - small , 1 node small and under 1cm sub pleural nodule ... All blood work normal . Approx what can be survival duration ?

Can't tell: Where's the primary? Depending on what else is going on, death can occur in a few days (if there's a large lung cancer and it blocks an airway, causing pneumonia) to not-for-many-years if this is one of those lung cancers that responds to today's chemotherapy, or there's a new molecular-biology breakthrough. Enjoy each day. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Multiple parenchymal nodules less than 4mm & multiple pleural nodules less than 5mm with a dominant nodule 6.4mm all solid in lower lobes next action?

Mgt: The cause of the nodules can be further assessed by a biopsy, screening of washings for infections and malignancy. Are you a smoker? do you have a family history of lung cancer? At your age without risk factors, lung cancer is not likely. I would suggest an appointment with your pulmonary specialist. ...Read more

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What can approx survival length me for mcrc pt with 1 liver met , 1 lymph node met and 1 sub pleural nodule ? All under 2 cm. but chemo not responding

What can approx survival length me for mcrc pt with 1 liver met , 1 lymph node met and 1 sub pleural nodule ? All under 2 cm. but chemo not responding

1 day - 5+ years: There's no predicting, Marilyn. This person may die tomorrow of a pulmonary thromboembolus related to the presence of cancer, or may prove a candidate for a new medication in the pipeline that brings about a long remission. Take each day as it comes. ...Read more

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Is nano knife a good option to remove mets from Colon cancer ? Mets are- 1 in liver , 1 node ,1 sub pleural nodule . All small and chemo Not Worked .

Is nano knife a good option to remove mets from 
Colon cancer ? Mets are- 1 in liver , 1 node ,1 sub pleural nodule . All small and chemo
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Only certain lesions: Mets from colon cancer when smaller than 5 cm and exta hepatic in orign are good targets for nano knofe therapy. In the liver when there is no response to chemo one has many options including chemoembolization, isotope infusion or infusion with rasiolabelled microspheres. When chemo fails one can also add the newer immunotherapeutic agents. ...Read more

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Colon cancer pt with 1 met in liver , 1 node, 1 sub pleural nodule. Chemo resistence.. Tried Xeloda (capecitabine) and irinotecan both. Can anyting be done ?

Colon cancer pt with 1 met in liver , 1 node, 1 sub pleural nodule. Chemo resistence.. Tried Xeloda (capecitabine) and irinotecan both. Can anyting be done ?

Try HT Concierge: Marilyn, given your situation, you need more advice that can be given in short answers like this. I would recommend a second opinion in England, In whatever regional center is best. In addition, consider health top concierge. Several excellent oncologists are available by searching. Hang in there! ...Read more

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An ER visit and CT noted an 8mm sub pleural nodule on low/right lung. Said to retake CT in 3 mos. Should I see a pulmonologist sooner? or wait?

Wait: That nodule is too small to characterize. Following up according to guidelines is probably what the pulmonologist will tell you. Other, considerations include family history and your personal smoking history. ...Read more

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I had breast cancer a year ago and had a right mastecnomy. Now they have found pleural nodules in right and left lower lobes 5mm, 4, 8mm, 2, 4mm, 4.5mm should I be worried about lung cancer.?

I  had breast cancer  a year ago and had a right mastecnomy. Now they have found pleural nodules in right and left lower lobes 5mm, 4, 8mm, 2, 4mm, 4.5mm should I be worried about lung cancer.?

While these are: Quite tiny, this appears ominous. It would help to know the facts at dx: tumor size, nodal status; er, pr, her-2-neu status. These would influence probabilities. Some treatment, particularly taxanes, can cause pulmonary findings. Go over this with you team, primarily medical oncologist. ...Read more

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What is a 15 mm pleural-based nodule?

A nodule on pleura: This is what is says. A 15 mm nodule or mass seen to be on or closely associate withe the pleura or lining of the lung or chest wall. Ie it is not with in the lung itself. ...Read more