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Stage 4 lung cancer no chemo tumor grew & cancer spread, clinical trial only now, on oxygen for sob, blood clots in legs, what is life expectancy?

Hard to say/depends. At this stage of lung cancer, the options are limited as is survival. If treatment is done , it's usually chemotherapy and radiation and/or surgery after adjuvant chemotherapy. There are certainly trials out there and i would recommend talking to your doctor before starting any, but the chance for success is likely limited, as the 5 year survival of stage IV is <5%, but it doesn't hurt to try. Read more...
Does not sound good. With all you are explaining, life expectancy may not be as long as we hope. Typically patients with progressive disease and clots have a shorter survival. My thoughts and prayers extended to you. Read more...

What is the average life expectancy for patients diagnosed with non small cell lung cancer stage 4?

Very low-5% 5 yr. . Stage IV non-small cell lung cancer is metastasis to any site other than lung, like brain. This has a very low 5 year survival of 5% or less. Very few (about 20%) have localized dissease at diagnosis. Read more...
Not great . Less than 10% of patients survive past 5 years. Average life expectancy is about a year on average. Read more...