What is small cell carcinoma lung cancer with liver cancer stage 4?

Bad situation. Small cell is a very bad cancer. Stage four is very advanced. Very poor prognosis at best-- usually months only.

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Looking for a doctor who specializes in small cell metastatic liver cancer. Can you recommend some in chicago? A friend has just been diagnosed as having inoperable liver/lung cancer. Doctors gave her 7 - 10 months to live. We want to continue the figh

Your . Your best bet would be a cancer program attached to one of the medical schools in chicago, such as northwestern or the university of chicago. Those facilities are used to managing difficult cases like this and have access to research protocols that may not be available elsewhere. It's hard to know, without more information, which specialists would be involved in your friend's case. For example, if there is active, progressive disease in both the liver and lung, and if both sites have been called inoperable, then it will probably be a medical oncologist. If the disease is stable in one site but progressive in the other, then organ-specific local therapy like radiation, radiofrequency ablation, chemoembolization, radioisotope embolization, and other options may exist. In such cases, the group of doctors might expand to include radiation oncologists, surgeons, and interventional radiologists, among others. Read more...
Dr. Ravi Salgia. I personally know dr. Ravi salgia at the university of chicago. He specializes in lung cancers including small cell lung cancer. The university of chicago and northwestern are both superb institutions. Best wishes, ariel. Read more...

How does non small cell carcinoma lung cancer get treated?

Multiple ways. Non-small cell lung cancers are of two major varieties squamous cell and adeno carcinomas, along with a number of other less common types. Depending on the stage and type of tumor, surgery, radiation and chemotherapy are the usual options. Read more...
Multiple ways. Non-small cell cancers are a heterogenous group, with the two common types being squamous cell and adeno carcinomas. These are usually treated, depending on the stage and type, with surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Read more...
Depends on stage. Stage i and ii lung cancer is treated with surgery up front. If the lymph nodes have cancer, then the patient may need chemotherapy after (adjuvant) surgery. For stage iiia the treatment is either chemo and radiotherapy followed by surgery or chemoradiotherapy alone. Stage iiib and IV the treatment is chemotherapy +/- radiotherapy. Read more...
Multidisciplinary. Standard of care for stage i -iib nsclc is surgery. For stage iiia either chemotherapy +/- radiation followed by surgery or chemoradiation alone. Treatment is best by multidisciplinary and individualized with a targeted approach. The patient's overall health/fitness, tumor type, and molecular/genetic specifics should be considered to formulate best approach. Read more...

How can non small cell carcinoma lung cancer get created?

A cell goes wild! A cell is damaged by carcinogens, genetic failure and begins to multiply out of control and expands over time to a mass and then can spread very simple approach cancer is bad! Read more...
Non small cell lung . If possible, surgical resection is the first choice. This depends on how widely spread, ir at all, the cancer is. Second choices in therapy include radiation, chemotherapy, or cyber knife. Read more...

76 year old female with stage 4 small cell Lung cancer, also in the liver. Presenting with hand shakes & skin peeling off her hands- whats happening?

This sounds like. a response to chemotherapy. Since we do not know her medical history or treatment history it would be best to contact her treating health care provider for more information regarding this current condition. Read more...