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My uncle has carcinomatous meningitis from metastasized cancer. Does that sound pretty terminal?
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In brief: Concerned
The presence of invasion into the meninges is indicative of spread of the cancer and is not hopeful, usually.
Some chemotherapies may be of value. Discuss with a good oncologist. There may be some palliative approach of value. If the cancer has not involved the liver, a remission may be possible.

In brief: Concerned
The presence of invasion into the meninges is indicative of spread of the cancer and is not hopeful, usually.
Some chemotherapies may be of value. Discuss with a good oncologist. There may be some palliative approach of value. If the cancer has not involved the liver, a remission may be possible.
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