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What is the chance of lung cancer survival?

sir, I got your id from one of your patient. please give me some suggestion. my father is suffering from maligent plueral effusion in right lung with unknown primary. fluid s cytological test gives evidence of adenocarcinoma . thorax and abdomen CT scan shows everything normal. Bronchoscopy reports are also normal. doctors of AIIMS told me that this cancer is not curable . and treatment can only enhance the life period by 2-6 months. please suggest me that if there is any option??if treatment can cure him or not??what can we do?? my father feels no problem except heaviness of breath . also he feels absolutely healthy after fluid tapping (after removing fuid from lung) please help me........ expecting a reply from .. regards: suman
Asked On : Tue, 4 Jan 2011
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Thanks for query,
If Adeno carcinoma is there it is one of the notirious type of carcinoma.
But I wonder how ct scan of thorax and abdomen come normal as secondary is very common in adjutant organs.
In this type of carcinoma prognosis is not good.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Wed, 24 Aug 2011
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