Variable. Unfortunately, as a medical term, pulmonary fibrosis means different things to different doctors. Your doctor is in the best position to explain the situation and the likelihood of survival.
By definition. End stage describes irreversible life threatening state...So poor prognosis...Sorry.
It depends. Pulmonary fibrosis caused by bleomycin may be permanent, although it can improve over time. Pulmonary fibrosis caused by gemciteabine usually improves. It's less likely to go away the longer you received the drug. Radiation therapy that included the lungs increases the risk for permanent pulmonary fibrosis. Read more...