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Stage 4 cancer that has metasisized to spine, lungs, brain, originally in sinus. Twitch in arms. Is this from spine ?

My husband has stage 4 cancer that has metasisized to his spine c7, lungs, lining of his brain, mandible and maxilla bones. Original cancer was found in sinus cavity, S.N.U.C., which was surgically removed, followed with radiation and chem. His arms twitch, is that from the tumor on the spine. This is awful to say, unfortunately, he has a fowl odor, that the cancer?
Asked On : Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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I can understand your concern. Sorry to say SNUC has got very poor prognosis even after best modality of treatment application. Now your history suggests a locoregional and distant failure of disease. His arm twithching is definitely due to the spinal cord mets. fowl odour is due to superadded secondary infection in the local failure in the locoregional site. Still there is some effective palliative measures left. Consult a palliative care specialist.
Answered: Wed, 13 Feb 2013
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