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What is the survival rate when someone has lung cancer and pneumonia and is on a ventilator?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Know your rights

A person has a right to know when treatment is unlikely to return them to a happy life, .
Insist on being given the facts. I cannot make the decision for you, but i would not allow myself to be intubated if i already carried a diagnosis of lung cancer. But it's just possible that this person has been operated recently for possible cure. Then there's a fair hope. Autonomy rules.

In brief: Know your rights

A person has a right to know when treatment is unlikely to return them to a happy life, .
Insist on being given the facts. I cannot make the decision for you, but i would not allow myself to be intubated if i already carried a diagnosis of lung cancer. But it's just possible that this person has been operated recently for possible cure. Then there's a fair hope. Autonomy rules.
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