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Chemo not working in stage 4 lung cancer?

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In brief: Talk woncologist gis

Oncologist will have options most likely.
Surgery is not helpful at this stage in general.

In brief: Talk woncologist gis

Oncologist will have options most likely.
Surgery is not helpful at this stage in general.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Your choice

Occasionally, chemotherapy has caused a cancer to shrink to a scar without any cancer cells left.
If this is not the case, then you have a right to an honest discussion with your oncologist about your wishes for end-of-life care. Many of these doctors are good at helping here as well.

In brief: Your choice

Occasionally, chemotherapy has caused a cancer to shrink to a scar without any cancer cells left.
If this is not the case, then you have a right to an honest discussion with your oncologist about your wishes for end-of-life care. Many of these doctors are good at helping here as well.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Craig Carter
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Temporizing

When stage 4 lung cancer is reached, surgical options are generally off the table.
Chemotherapy used in this setting is to slow the progression of disease and extend survival. Expectations in situation should be realistic.

In brief: Temporizing

When stage 4 lung cancer is reached, surgical options are generally off the table.
Chemotherapy used in this setting is to slow the progression of disease and extend survival. Expectations in situation should be realistic.
Dr. Craig Carter
Dr. Craig Carter
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