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Have dizziness and is sick after eating. X-ray shows Nodules in lungs. Smokes. Life span?

my mum has been loseing weight for the last year, and is now not eating very much because she feels ill all the time and is experinceing dizzy spells and feels and is sick after eating my mum had an xray done, and they phoned up for me to take my mum for an urgent ct scan because they found noduales on her lungs and she has been coughing a lot she is a smoker andis 79 years old if she does have it how long will she survive
Asked On : Thu, 28 Feb 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Dec 2014
Welcome to HCM
Nodules found on lung on CT scan of an elderl with history of smoking for long may be a warning sign. there is possibility of Carcinoma lung or Bronchogenic carcinoma. So I advise you to get her biopsy done to know the exact pathology of cancer, survival depends on natrue of cancer.depending upon type, age it may be 6 months to years.
If no metastasis has occurred and proper treatment is taken it is high.
So kindly visit a good info surgeon and take opinion
Hope I cleared your doubt
Take care
Answered: Thu, 28 Feb 2013
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