What is the prognosis for lung cancer with a lesion in the brain?

Likely poor/bad.

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A lung cancer with a lesion in the brain is considered stage IV as this means that there is distant metastasis. This has a 5 year survival of < 5%, so you can see that the chances of successful therapy are very small. But take heart, for therapy has come a long way and depending on the type, like small cell cancer, chemotherapy can stop even extensive cases. So see your Dr.b/c you never know.
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Not good

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The lesion in the brain can be surgically removed but even with chemotherapy and radiation, the long-term prognosis is not good. Go to www.utdol.com (UpToDate), they provide information for patients. Good luck!
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