What happens after I leave the hospital from my eye cancer surgery?

You go home. And see the doctor in the next day or 2. Why not ask your surgeon?
Post eye cancer surg. If lid cancer, there will be a rapid healing, suture removal and possible cosmetic revision. If cancer was in the eye, you may have had eye removal, or need radiation and chemo. If the cancer was metastatic , you will need an oncologist consult as soon as possible.

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How long should you normally stay in the hospital after you have breast cancer surgery?

Depends. Whether is is lumpectomy, mastectomy, mastectomy with immediate reconstruction, and method of reconstruction, and of course your general medical condition.If it is lumpectomy, 0-1 days, mastectomy 1-3 days. Read more...
Between 1-3 days. Lumpectomy and lymph node dissection can usually allow discharge after one to three days at max. Mastectomy may take a day or two longer. After in complication breast surgery most women are home no later than 3 days at most afterwards. Read more...

What are the chances of living if you get liver cancer surgery?

Depends on type. Survival after surgery for liver cancer depends on the nature of the cancer, whether it is primary (cancer is from the liver), or secondary (cancer goes to the liver). It also depends on the underlying condition of the liver, does it have cirrhosis? It depends on the size and number of cancer lesions and whether other structures in the liver are affected. Lastly it depends on the type of surgery. Read more...

What are your chances of living after you get liver cancer surgery?

Depends. Your 5 year life expectancy would be based on: the type of cancer you have (primary or metastatic), size of the lesion, number of lesions, whether both lobes are involved, and whether you have enough functional liver tissue. In general, if your surgeon and oncologist feel that you have resectable disease then they have an expectation of at least a 20-30% five year survival. Read more...
Depends. It is hard to say as it will depend on the type of cancer you have, the staging and the biology of the cancer. You should discuss in detail with your oncology team. Read more...

Why would someone who has had lung cancer surgery need a liver biopsy?

Check for metastasis. Cancer spreads to other organs. If you have a mass in your liver, it needs to checked for metastatic lung cancer or a new tumor. Read more...
Tumor spread. Cancers can spread to different areas in the body. It is not uncommon for lung cancer to spread beyond the lung to other areas such as the liver and bone. If you have a known lung cancer and an abnormality in the liver it may be spread of the lung cancer. Certain tests like an MRI may be helpful to see if it is an often seen benign lesion (hemangioma). If it can't you may need a biopsy. Read more...

Help doctors! What're your chances of living if you get liver cancer surgery?

Depends on tumor. Nowadays you'll almost certainly leave the hospital alive after surgery. If it's a primary liver cancer and quite small and the surgeons are optimistic about getting it all, you chance of a cure nowadays is probably better than even. Even metastatic disease can be managed for some tumors over years or even decades. You have a right to know the odds from your physician, though, ; decide. Read more...

Life expectancy of previously never sick, active healthy 67 year old after colon cancer surgery +12 rounds chemo, 6 months later spread to liver&lung?

Your best bet. Is to review a question like this with your medical oncologist. There are many different factors that contribute to survival statistics and you want to make sure you're being provided with accurate information. This requires a more complete understanding of your medical/oncologic history. Read more...

Following colon cancer surgery, is it safe to undergo chemo treatments when the liver isn't 100% healthy? Liver damaged slightly due to past drinking, no alcohol consumed for over 25 years now. Always healthy and strong. Exercise and healthy diet always.

Most . Most likely your liver has recovered over the past 25 years. Your chemotherapy physician will do lab work to detect any issues that may put you at higher than normal risk. The relative risk vs benefit is what we all review prior to recommendation and implementation of treatments, weather chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Make sure you oncologist is aware so you can get a more specific answer as well as to give insight of your concerns. Best wishes, hmj. Read more...
Probably yes. Chemotherapy for colon cancer is typically a regime abbreviated to folfox. There is an agent which has some liver toxicity but is generally safe. You will be closely monitored while on chemotherapy. And the oncologist will take into account your liver function and history before stsrting therapy. Read more...