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Stage Four Lung Cancer Blood Clot
Stage 4 lung cancer no chemo tumor grew & cancer spread, clinical trial only now, on oxygen for sob, blood clots in legs, what is life expectancy?
Hard to say/depends.: At this stage of lung cancer, the options are limited as is survival. If treatment is done , it's usually chemotherapy and radiation and/or surgery after adjuvant chemotherapy. There are certainly trials out there and i would recommend talking to your doctor before starting any, but the chance for success is likely limited, as the 5 year survival of stage IV is <5%, but it doesn't hurt to try. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Doctors said I have anxiety. Scared that I have lung cancer which makes me think it's cause a blood clot cause my calf hurts. Could this be anxiety?
GO TO ER If: if you are obese or sedentary, have new onset calf pain with redness/swelling /pain, shortness of breath, dizziness, anxiety, bluish skin. These could be signs not of cancer but a clot traveling from leg to lung which is a pulmonary embolism. Life threatening. Please seek medical attention immediately. You are describing classic signs. Better safe than sorry.Take care ...Read more
Had a CT done for chest pain to check for blood clots, would they have seen if I had lung cancer or something if they weren't looking for it in the ER?
If I had a blood clot in my lung after peritoneal cancer surgery, does it mean that something went wrong during my surgery?
No, probably not: You do however, at least, 2 significant risk factors to have blood clot- i.e.- cancer and surgery. Patient with cancer who undergoes major surgery like yours- have a really high risk for development of blood clot- that can go up as high as 40%. Other risk factors also include age, ascites, surgery for > 2 hours, low Albumin level, smoker, cancer burden/presence of metastatic disease etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CA & blood clots: Patients with CA are at increased risk of blood clots, even before treatment. Clots can be the first sign of CA. If a pt is having problems with clots, treatment can often eliminate the risk of clots. The most common to cause clots are lung, ovary, brain, pancreas, lymphoma, and kidney. We really do not know why this happens or what causes the clots ...Read more
Ex has stomach cancer & told me dr found lg blood clot in lung BUT sent home & 2 increase blood thinner??! Seriously?? Wouldn't that kill him?
Anticoag may be good: If Ex has stomach cancer has it been resected or still present. Many tumors have hypercoagulable state and wind up with venous clts that can embolize to lung. A lung scan would show extend to problem and O3 levels would be valuable. Suspect clot not enough to impare breathing so that anticoags would be effective if he is followed closely. Also important is status of the Ca and therapy used. ...Read more
So scared I'm going to get breast cancer from CT angiogram of lungs for blood clot! It was fine. Saw article that said 14% increased risk?? 32 female.
If you dont smoke: the risk is minimalGet a more detailed answer ›
Is Ibrance the best course of treatment for someone whose breast cancer has come back in her Lungs&Liver?We are worried about blood clots in arteries?
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