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My dad has kidney cancer and has started coughing up lung stuff. What can I expect now; seems worse?

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In brief: Stage ?

Stage of cancer is key.

In brief: Stage ?

Stage of cancer is key.
Dr. Richard Sarle
Dr. Richard Sarle
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Chest xray needed

This will tell if there is cancer spread to the lungs.
If it hasn't, his physician will look for some other treatable disease or call a pulmonologist. If it has, the next question is whether he is a candidate for one of the new therapies that have proved remarkably effective for advanced kidney cancer. Whatever happens, cherish each day that you have your father & remember cancers not contagious.

In brief: Chest xray needed

This will tell if there is cancer spread to the lungs.
If it hasn't, his physician will look for some other treatable disease or call a pulmonologist. If it has, the next question is whether he is a candidate for one of the new therapies that have proved remarkably effective for advanced kidney cancer. Whatever happens, cherish each day that you have your father & remember cancers not contagious.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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