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Diagnosed pancreatic cancer. Given 2 months, coughing up blood. Life expectancy?

My Aunt has pancreatic cancer . She was told 16 months ago that she had 6 months and to get her affairs in order. She a had every treatment imaginable. Last month they gave her 2 months and now she is coughing up blood . How close do you think she is? We will be taking on the responsibility of our nephew and need to plan the transition. Thank you!
Asked On : Thu, 21 Feb 2013
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Apr 2013
Hi. it is always hard to predict such things. Pancreatic cancer is one of the worst and honestly it is really blessing that she lived so long. Blood coughing probably means that there are lungs metastasis and this time i think that they are right when gave her 1-2 months from now. Encourage her and make her feel useful in every moment. Wish you luck.
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