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Life expectancy for inoperable spinal cancer

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Diagnosed with secondary spinal cancer. Given palliative radiotherapy. Can you give an estimated life expectancy?

My father has been diagnosed with secondary spinal cancer that has spread from prostate. They have ... and there is no treatment-please can you give an estimated life expectancy. He is 79 and his legs have been affected already ...
 

Sore coccyx, spinal cancer, cancerous ovarian cells on sigmoid colon. Taken X ray. Help?

spinal cancer that takes people in 7 years. I m waiting to hear from someone. Is that cancer most likely ? 26 years ago they found cancerous ovarian cells on my sigmoid colon and resected the sigmoid. Nothing ...
 

How to treat paralyzed leg,spinal cancer while having esophageal cancer with surgery?

that spinal cancer failed in nerve It has ... Now what we should? ...
 

Lung, ribs, spinal cancer, breathlessness. Taking dexamethasone, prescribed medication for chest infection. Will oxygen help?

My father is stage 4 cancer.. lung , rib, spine . Last of 5 radiation treatments to the ribs on Jan 15. Is on very little medication, however is taking 2 mg of dexamethasone 2 times daily. His ...
 

Shortness of breath with pressure and tightness in T3 area, extended abdomen. History of spinal cancer, uterus removal

spinal cancer age 13. Uterus removed in 08 due to tumor . Currently experiencing shortness of breath along with pressure and tightness in the area of T3 or T4 extending around to front chest cavity ...
 

Is morphine drip suggested during the last stage of cancer?

coming out daily. Her spinal cancer has spread and she had a colostomy after other treatments quit ... rested from her pain. I don t know what to expect and am very sad that I am in Oregon and can not visit ...
 

Diagnosed with breast cancer. Have brain tumor with fluid spreading to brain and spinal cord. Life expectancy?

is usually the life expectancy from now. Xxxx ...My best friend was diagnosed 18 months ago with primary breast cancer. Secondary bone, liver, lungs ...
 

Suggest treatment for lung cancer

-the oncologist supports her decision. Can you give me an idea of life expectancy. I read ...My 76 year old sister has lung cancer. 2 years ago she had lung surgery and chemotherapy ...
 

What is the life expectancy in lung cancer?

hi my dad have lung cancer that as spread to his brain and bones it is termail, what is the life expentcy? ...
 

What is the life expectancy of a lung cancer patient?

will be further course of medicines what will be her life expectancy ...hi doctor my mom has lungs cancer from last 2 years . she was taking oral chemo tab arnitabin ...
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Diagnosed with colon cancer. What life expectancy is there with this type of cancer?

I have been diagnosed with colon cancer . It will be 1 year by next July. What life expectancy is there witrh this type of cancer? i am 75 years old and still like to continue on living. ...
 

What is the life expectancy for a prostate cancer patient?

Dear sir My father diagnosed with advanced cancer 4 years back. Doctor started one injection every ... this blockage problem due to piece in urine..and one more last questions ..what is life exptecy for him .. ...
 

Cancer close to spine. Will it be cured by radiation and chemo? What is the life expectancy?

My husband is in the hospital with cancer for 19 days. It is very close to his spine. They would do ... for hours and could not sleep. Without radiation & chemo he would die. My question is what can I expect, how ...
 

90 years old diagnosed with colon cancer. What is the life expectancy?

My elderly father has been diagnosed with colon cancer with secondary in his liver . He is 90 years old and very weak. The doctors did not give him a straight answer when he he asked "how long ...
 

What is the life expectancy for someone with prostate cancer metasteses to bone?

What is the life expectancy for someone with prostate cancer metasteses to the bones? ...
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