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Stage 4 esophageal cancer with metastasis to brain and abdominal lymph node involvement. Prognosis?

Stage 4 esphogeal cancer with mets to brain and abdominal lymph node involvement. What is average life expectancy after chemo and radiation therapy . Tumor to brain was surgically removed. Patient presented with sinus infection sxs in May 2012. Completed radiation therapy in Oct or Nov 2012 and completed chemo in December 2012.
Asked On : Sat, 23 Feb 2013
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Thank you for the query.

Generally esophageal cancer is not a good diagnosis. Usually, life expectancy of esophageal cancer when metastases are diagnosed varies from 6 to 12 months. And there is hardly anything that can be done. I `m sorry telling you that.

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Answered: Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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