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How long do cancer patients live once on morphine

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Has lung cancer and has spread to brain. On Morphine driver. Life span?

for a hospice bed since Thursday. How long can a patient live once they start on the morphine driver? We ...My brother has just been fitted a morphine driver, he has small cell lung cancer which has now ...
 

Have colon cancer. Given morphine. Cancer spread to brain. How long to live?

in hospital and doctor start give morphine every 6 hour.They also say cancer spread until brain.But she still can talk..please advise me in this situation how long she can survive.cause i am ready for everything ...
 

Morphine for severe abdominal pain in last phase of ovarian cancer

on the timeline, how long she will last, once morphine is started. She s in another state and I need to make ...My sister in law is nearing the end of her ovarian cancer battle. The severe abdominal pain just ...
 

Bowel cancer spread to liver

long, once the chemo stops working, she will have before the cancer kills her. I have heard that some ... My mum was diagnosed with primary bowel cancer and secondary liver cancer 6 months ago. The tumors ...
 

How long does a cancer patient have to live if he is unresponsive and taking a morphine drip?

hours ago. how long does he have to live? will I be able to arrive in time to see him? ...Hello- my Uncle has had cancer for roughly two years and has had chemo for it. resulted in partial ...
 

Stage IV lung cancer. Chest pain, breathlessness. How long do patients last once morphine is started?

short of breath but O2 sats are still about 95. My father died of lung cancer 5 months ago and once we started him on morphine, it was only a matter of days. How long do patients usually last once the morphine ...
 

Is morphine advisable for cancer?

my father inlaw took to bed with his cancer two weeks ago , he has been on morphine through ... a new leae of live although very confused , what does this mean ...
 

How long does patient with stage IV lung cancer live?

for pneumonia. We got a call last wednesday saying it was stage 4 lung cancer. They started her on morphine. Said it was too late for therapy. Told me i should get prepared. How long does my mother really have? ...
 

Have metastatic cancer of uterus. Is morphine taking away will to live?

I believe a cancer patient going into a hospice and heavily using morphine is more likely to lose the will to live. I know of a 65 year old cancer patient with metastatic cancer of the uterus who told me she ...
 

Brain Cancer treatment

How long can a 68 year old man with brain cancer and cancer in multiple places live without treatment ? ...
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How does morphine and metoclopramide for bowel cancer work?

What is the action and mechanism of action of morphine and metoclopramide ,a patient with bowel cancer and why administered this medication ...
 

Neck cancer, liver cancer, chemotherapy. Prognosis and survival chances ?

hi my sister as been told she as neck cancer 5 weeks ago she ad a mri scan 2 weeks ago on her liver it as gone to there aswell, she is gona start chemo next week, how long can she live with treating it ...
 

What is the life span of a terminally ill stomach cancer patient?

Once a terminally ill 68 year old female stomach cancer patient is placed with hospice and put on fluids only, how long will such person survive...average length is a good answer. ...
 

What is the life expectancy of stage 4 colon cancer patient?

how much time is left but on average how long to people usually live without treatment? He just seems ... better before they get worse again. But how long can that last? And what do I expect in the weeks to come ...
 

What is the life span of a brain cancer patient with no treatment?

with hospitals etc. this is his choice I cannot make him but my question is how will he die, slow and painful ... walking, talking, eating, driving. My question is probably odd I just want to know how this will affect ...
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Patient has mouth cancer which has spread to both sides and neck and possibly lungs. Patient been put on morphine - how long do they have left?
hi. nobody can comment on the lifespan, its a god's gift. but according to the literature the average life for such stage 4 patients is around 6 months. the life also depends on the response of disease to chemotherapy. if response is good, survival increases.
 
how long do brain tumor patients with grade 4 cancer live? its a malignant inoperable tumor
This is an impossible question to answer without knowing the full story including the type of cancer, where it is, where is has spread to, the patients other medical history, whether the patient is receiving chemotherapy or radiotherapy, whether any surgery was performed?
 
My sister has colon cancer that has spread to all major organs. Put n hospice morphine drip she is not receiving food or water. What is life expancy its been 21
Hello, I have a lot of experience with hospice patients. If she is not receiving any form of liquids she will likely only live for a few days or perhaps a week. The important thing is to keep her comfortable. Dying people do not desire food or water because they do not need it. I'm sorry you are having to go through this. It must be very difficult to watch.
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