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Lung cancer, on oxygen, catheter, seems to be grey in color, has low appetite. Prognosis?

my dad has been in hospital since july where he ws diagnosed with lung cancer , he had part of his lung removed 3 years ago and now the cancer has returned. since july, he has lost over 30 lbs, is very fatigued, sleeps most ofthe time, is very angry, is now placed on oxygen by both nasal tubes and a mask, today a catheter ws installed to help him urinate and is totally constipated, and he is grey in colour, he eats very little and drinks very little, the dr has not given him any sense of how much time he has left, and I live over 3000 miles away. what should i expect over the next couple of weeks
Asked On : Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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Hi thanks for writing to heath care magic.
I feel sorry for what your dad is passing through.
Since you have not put here any of investigations of your father, it is difficult to say, what is the stage of lung cancer of you father and more difficult to say for how long he will live?
From stage of cancer one can predict how long patient will live.
The symptoms of father which you have put here, all indicates that he has advanced disease and may not live long.
Hope I answered your entire question.
Answered: Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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pray for the life and health of your dad.His conditions needs very constant care and cautious at the hospital.I also pray for your dad.
dr.mohsin madni
Answered: Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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