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Prognosis For Lung And Bone And Pancreas Cancer
Mom diagnosed wi/stage IV non small cell lung cancer its mets to bones, a lymph node, pancreas. What is her chances of survival?
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
What do you suggest if my grandfather 94yrs old having prostate cancer and also has metastasis in pancrease and bones ,?
Comfort: No major interventions. Kindness. Caring, listening, loving! ...Read more
My grandfather 94yrs old having prostate cancer and also has metastasis in pancrease and bones. Treatment options?
No treatment: In spite of your grandfathers clinical condition, the pattern of behavior of prostate cancer after 80 , for the most part typified by an indolent form of metastasis. One uses drugs like Lupron to reduce hormones but at his age there are probably little or no hormones secreted. Chemo such as Taxol not utilized. Therefore he should live normal expected time for a 90yo without further intervention ...Read more
Quite poor: Quite poor. Survival is then counted only in weeks or months. ...Read more
Metastasis noted in bone in pelvic region. Now person is noted as stage 4 lung cancer given about 3 months to live. How accurate is this prognosis?
My husband has breast cancer and now it's in spleen lung bones and heart muscle. What would be his prognosis ? He is 50 years old
My boyfriend has cancer in his lungs, pancreas, and groin. How can I find out about what the symptoms are?
Just ask: Sorry to hear about your friend - sounds like he has a hard row to hoe. Symptoms are what the patient experiences, so you can ask. What he says he feels are his symptoms. Please, be supportive, and good luck. ...Read more
How long can you live with gastric cancer in 4th stage, if it has spread to liver, lungs, and pancreas?
30/f. Findings on liver,lungs,brain,pancreas. Stable for 2 1/2 years. Extreme fatigue. Dr's are not helping figure out cause. Cancer? Very concerned.
Abdominal organ. It is digestive organ: it secretes enzymes into the small bowel which break down food and help its absorption. It is also an endocrine organ: it produces hormones involved in sugar control and control of digestion. Insulin is one of these hormones. Diabetics either lack Insulin (type 1 diabetes) or have inadequate ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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