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Suffering from Terminal cancer, spread to both lungs and bones, right shoulder dropped and swollen feet. Life expectancy?

Mum terminal cancer , thymus carcinoma and spread to both lungs and bones, namely rib, hip, she has only one lung working at present and her right shoulder has dropped with thinks skrinking inwards. recently had swollen feet, not crazy swollen but swollen enough, what does perhaps suggest? Any suggestions to assist this swelling? Does this suggest and possibles for end of life etc just trying to prepare. Sand
Asked On : Fri, 22 Feb 2013
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swollen feet may be due to kidney , heart problem. in malignancy diminished protein also responsible for this, you have to get a routine blood biochemistry report to have an idea. The cancer has almost spread to diffuse area of body, sorry to say, life expectancy is not good, it may be in months. But proper palliative care can relieve the symptoms and give a better quality of life. consult a palliative care specialist.
Answered: Sat, 23 Feb 2013
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