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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 ...
 

What is the prognosis for stomach cancer?

having pain from bulging disks in his lower back. I thought once you start taking morphine that starts shutting down other body parts. Just wondering how long he will be with us. ...
 

Suggest treatment for advanced bowel and pancreatic cancer?

realise that there is no crystal ball , but in your experience, how long do patients usually survive once ...Hi. My grandmother was diagnosed with advanced bowel, liver and pancreatic cancer about six weeks ...
 

What is the prognosis for cancer of the esophagus?

without knowing him you cant give me exactly how long but hopefully you can give me a guestimate. I do ...Hi, my dad has been diagnosed in July with cancer of the esophegus, liver and spleen,we have been ...
 

How safe is liquid morphine for terminal lung cancer ?

what effect does liquid morphine have on a terminally ill lung cancer patient. My husband has ... cancer 8 years ago. 3 years ago the cancer he had an operation to remove a tumor from the right lobe ...
 

What is the life expectancy when on Morphine for secondary breast cancer?

on a week holiday. We are not sure how long she will have at this stage - would it be better for them to stay and spend the time with her? how long do you have once on morphine? ...
 

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 ...
 

Suggest treatment for colorectal cancer

My husband is suffering from colorectal cancer which has become metastised to the liver.I understand that his cancer is at stage IV. He was told this in October 2010 after having a colonscopy ...
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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 expectancy for pancreatic cancer?

I have panceas cancer. How long can I expect to live. It has not spread to any other organs. I just finished going through radiation treatment for breast cancer . I can feel it hurting if I touch the area ...
 

Is a small lump in the breast a symptom of cancer?

to the lungs and it's actually a stage 4? If it's stage 4, then how long will I have to live? Do I now need ... and was told that it was an IDC breast cancer . The doctors all told me that it was small in diameter ...
 

Suggest ways to manage pancreas cancer

years age, but many bad results have stopped the procedure. I do not think she has long to live, but I .... February 2014 she was operated for cancer at the "head" of the pancreas . She received chemotherapy till ...
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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?
 
How long a patient can survive from blood cancer?
Hi, Itt depends on the specific type. Unless we get this information, we cannot give a precise answer. Others are curable while others can other be controlled using drugs. Get the details and get back to us. I wish you well.
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