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Stage 4 Stomach Cancer How Long To Live
Not good: The overall 5 year survival for gastric cancer is 10-21%, after successful surgery the survival is 24-57%, but most patients recurred after 3 years. Stage IV gastric cancer survival rate is in the single digits.
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Stage 4? Stomach cancer. Is chemotherapy advisable with 33 kgs weight, age 66, height5.3 please advise
Stomach cancer: Chemotherapy is the mainstay therapy for stage IV stomach cancer. Other option will be only palliative care/hospice if one does not want to get active therapy. Whether one is a good candidate or not for chemo will depend on how good is the overall situation- can the person take care oneself? How much assistant she/he needs for daily activity etc? Discuss further with the oncologist re-tx options.
4-18 months: Stage 4 stomach (gastric) cancer means the cancer has spread or metastasized to sites far from the stomach. Unfortunately, the prognosis is poor. The median range of survival for stage 4 gastric cancer is 4 - 18 months. Experimental treatment options may be available depending upon your locale.See 1 more doctor answer
My dad has stage IV stomach cancer (in liver now), should we use her2 treatment if tested positive? Pros and cons?
After diagnosis of stomach cancer, how long does it take for symptoms to develop? I was diagnosed in the first week of June with a cancer that hasn't spread beyond the stomach (except possibly to a few nearby lymph nodes). There is no sickness/pain.
Stomach cancer: This depends on where it is in stomach, what kind it is. Can it be operated on? Your GI Dr who did the biopsy is the best on to give you good information.
How bad is stage 3 stomach cancer? What are the chances of survival and or how long can one live?
Unknown: Considering your condition is "undiagnosed" you may not even have stomach cancer. It could be an ulcer, gastric reflux, ulcerative colitis, or Chron's Disease, to name a few other options. These are all treatable. Rather than scare yourself into thinking the worst, have a medical exam and get treated for the actual problem.See 1 more doctor answer
No mild gastric canc: There is not such thing as "mild gastric cancer", that name does not mean anything. The classification of cancer is done with the system tnm, this system is done when the patient has an operation for the cancer and the pathologist will obtain the information for the classification and postoperative treatment. T is for tumor; n is for regional lymph node and m for distant metastasis.
How long can stomach cancer go undiagnosed before its too late? I've had all the symptoms for 8 months and no one seems to be able to give me a diagno
Many months: These are widely different cancers with differing life expectancies. Life expectancy also depends upon the stage of the cancer at time of diagnosis. At advanced stages, life expectancy is short and measured in weeks or months. In early stages, life expectancy could reach as long as a year or more. More information regarding the type and stage would be needed to give you the best answer.See 1 more doctor answer
I have been consuming a lot of salt from a very long time. I am 23 years old. Can I have stomach cancer at this age due to high salt consumption? I
Hi. My father has been diagnosed with stomach cancer, 1/3 of stomach has been affected. What stage it is and how long I can expect he will be alive?
Can tell: With out more info re: lymph node status, local spread and metastasis. You need to see a gastroenterologist and oncologist ASAP. EVERY PATIENT IS DIFFERENT so no one can put a time table on one's life
Why do you ask?: The large majority of folks with this infection never get cancer from it. It's moot. If you are symptomatic, get treated. If someone has told you not to do this, they are wrong. Use "natural healing" (there are a bunch of claims) only as an adjunct. Best wishes.
25yrs scared from stomach cancer burning all over my stomach went to dr and gave smz/tmp & omeprazole how long for it to be effective?! still burning
Low odd for a 25-yo: Once you have started out evaluation and treatment, it would be most logical to closely connect with your treating doctor about your response to the care so s/he may reassess your conditions and adjust the care options; if still in vain, upgrade the evaluation and care as needed, since there is no magic in medicine & life, if any, that is applying current available knowledge, skill, technology, . .
Female, 47, stomach cancer to liver. She lost about 5-7 kg, vomited lately (the last 6 mounths)Is it curable or not? If not how long is she going to live?
I'm sorry: It is not considered curable at this point but can be managed to try and maximize quality of life. Time left depends on many factors. If you can, seeing an oncologist will help clarify the issues. Consider a hospice service, if available as this can benefit the patient greatly, and help the entire family.
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