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Stage 4 non small cell lung cancer and lower leg edema

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Is Immunotherapy advisable for lung cancer?

My son has Stage 4 Non Small Cell Lung Cancer , and is positive for the ALK gene mutation . He worked several days during high temperatures in my attic installing a sound system. I have a bad feeling ...
 

Suggest treatment for stage 3 non small cell lung cancer

My sister was diagnosed with stage 3 non small cell lung CA in Sept. of last year. The prognosis was terminal with a 5 year life span if tx. was helpful. The diagnosis was reached thru an MRI , cells in her ...
 

Suggest treatment for small cell lungs cancer with brain metastases

I am looking for second opinion for my Father in Law who is diagnoses non small cell lungs cancer with brain metastases Stage 4. He has taken full brain radiotherapy a few days before. He is able to walk now ...
 

Stage 4 lung cancer that spread to liver and brain. Took chemo. Life expectancy?

My mom has Stage 4 lung cancer that spread to her liver and brain she has undergone 4 sessions .... Are these all signs that she is getting worse? How long can a person live with small cell lung cancer once ...
 

Diagnosed with Stage 4 Metastatic Squamous Cell Lung Cancer. Suggest

Five years ago I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Metastatic Squamous Cell Lung Cancer . Prior ... have 3 small lymph nodes; pre and para trachia, whose size has not changed in over a year and the SUV ...
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What is the prognosis for lung cancer?

my husband has stage 4 adenocarcinoma non small cell. He had his left lung removed 3 years ago. Came back in bone left hip a year ago. Next, 2 tumors to the head. Used tomography and are currently ...
 

Suggest medication for lung cancer

My father was diagnosed with stage 4 small cell lung cancer; he refused chemotherapy but went for palliative rdiation last april; the pain is back and has spread out (originally) from the back and now up ...
 

Suggest treatment for lung cancer

My father is suffering from Lung cancer (Non small cell lung cancer)-adenocarcinoma. On 3 jan ... was tapped....after 4 days CTscan was performed and Biopsy results showed that it is a cancer. Chemotherapy ...
 

Suggest treatment for lung cancer

Dear Doctor, My friend s sister is 37 years old. She was diagnosed with 4th stage lung cancer last ... reliever because the cancer cells spread to her bones. She is in pain. Is there a way we could help her ...
 

What is the prognosis for lung cancer?

My brother has been diagnosed with Lung cancer after his family physician kept misdiagnosing ...) and he is on coumadin. Did not want to ask what stage it is but must be 3b or 4a (not in another organ ...
 

What is the prognosis for lung cancer?

My mum has been diagnosed with small cell lung cancer and has been given 2-4 month to live. we are coming up to week 7 and he is very frail, weak, tired and just not well at all, her potassium has dropped ...
 

What to do for lung cancer?

I am the caregiver for 76 year old man with stage 4 lung cancer, nsc, diagnosed in April. Last xray ... cell, abd he had a penectomy, and they said this is from that cancer, so I guess it s a met. Unable ...
 

Is chemo safe to elderly women after treated lung cancer?

My mom was diagonoised stage 4 non small cell carcinoma left lung tumor has been treated chemo and rad, she is 84 tolerated everything very well. now it has spread to left adrenal gland, we want chemo ...
 

Have constipation and no bowel movement, had chemo for lung cancer

My boyfriend has been diagnoses with stage 4 non small cell lung cancer squeamish cell second round of kemo not succesful so he just finished more radiation. Has matastisised to brain which is in remission ...
 

Suggest diet for small cell lung cancer.

my friend was just diagnosed with non small cell lung cancer stage 3b..trying to get her to eat healthy is showing to be a challenge..my question is bread..is it okay just to eat gluten free, should she ...
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What is lung cancer
Cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells divide without control and are able to invade other tissues. Cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph systems. The body cells grow and divide in a controlled way to produce more cells.When the DNA of these cells is damaged they can divide in uncontrolled way Lung cancer is when this process happen in lungs. Take care
 
hello sir what is lung cancer
Hi, Thanks for your query. Sometimes due to some DNA damage the lung cells divide and grow uncontrollably, forming malignant tumors, which may invade nearby parts. This is lung cancer. Regards,
 
Hi there, My dad has stage 4 lung cancer with tecurrent pleural effusion. He is now feeling bloated and cant eat. Why is this?
The advance case of malignancy cause such symptoms and here nothing much can be done
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