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Mom has stage 4adenocarcinoma, not sure of the primary cancer.Has cancer in neck, spine, jaw, liver, lungs, lymph nodes&hips. How long does she have to live?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: A very hard ?...

....2 answer, stage 4 of anything is bad.
Only her oncologist is able 2 answer this ; a lot depends on prior treatment or her response 2 proposed treatment, ; how widespread the metastasis r ; how advanced they r. Then a definite answer is an educated guess/ prognosis with a wide range of possible time.

In brief: A very hard ?...

....2 answer, stage 4 of anything is bad.
Only her oncologist is able 2 answer this ; a lot depends on prior treatment or her response 2 proposed treatment, ; how widespread the metastasis r ; how advanced they r. Then a definite answer is an educated guess/ prognosis with a wide range of possible time.
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle
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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Nobody knows. We have learned long agp everybody is different. Make her comfortable
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine

In brief: Cancer and lifespan

There is no exact way to know.
Your mom's doctor is in a position to give you the best estimate of how long she has to live.

In brief: Cancer and lifespan

There is no exact way to know.
Your mom's doctor is in a position to give you the best estimate of how long she has to live.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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