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Tumors in stomach, stage 4 cancer. Chances of recovery?

my grandpa is 73 and had not eaten in over a month and then was sent to hospital. They ended up cutting him open and has to attach small intestine to large and removed large tumors.. he didn t recover well so they did surgery again found more tumors and gave him a collostomy bag because tumors were blocking it up. He is now home and real weak. He just saw onocologist who says his kidneys are weak and he still too weak for chemo and that his cancer is stage 4... what can we do to improve his chances?? And what are his chances of recovery??
Asked On : Sat, 20 Oct 2012
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Sep 2012
Hello, welcome to HCM,
Firstly in this area of gastrointestinal tract many types of cancer can occur. But, if we consider this to be a case of adenocarcinoma which is most common, then there is basically lowest chance of survival present.
Apprximately 60 to 90 percent patients die within 6 months.
So, prognosis is very poor.
This is a hard truth.try to belive this.
Answered: Sun, 21 Oct 2012
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