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Care for patients with lung cancer spread to lymph nodes and spine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   HI stage 4 ovarian cancer in lungs liver lymph nodes pelvic, and now in spine
User :   also ovarys
User :   what can be done? i know the chances of survial are poor but when a patient at this stage are they required to stay in hospital
Doctor :   it is very rare to get spinal metastasis
User :   but it happens and chances of it happenin does happen
Doctor :   which happens in 0.1 % patients
User :   are these patients required to stay in hospital
Doctor :   yes
User :   i am just asking general ?s, also how long does it take to get spinal test results back
User :   if they choose not to and just go in for treatment 2 or 3 times a week that is allowed as well correct
User :   if patient declines stayin in hospital, and just ges in for treatment every week thats alowed
User :   ?
User :   are u there

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