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Diagnosed with terminal non small cell lung cancer, spreading, condition improved. Is this spark of energy?

My grandmother was diagnosed in June with terminal non small cell lung cancer . The cancer had spread to her liver , lymphatic system , and she also had a small lesion in her hip. We were told she had about 3 months to live; four months max. Here we are six months later. Her health had declined as expected, but for the past week, she s been eating, her oxygen stats are back up to 94% without her oxygen, no napping, staying up late, getting up early,etc... She s in hospice care, but currently living with my mother. My question is, is this the spark of energy I keep reading about or is something else going on?
Asked On : Sat, 5 Jan 2013
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it is a peculiar phenomenon. I have not experienced this condition before. exact survival can not be predicted because it varies individually. Hospice care may be responsible for better quality of life. if her performance status are good you may try for some treatment also. greater survival may be there. targeted therapy are still an option. consult your doctors.
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