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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 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 ...
 

What are chances of survival in stage 4 lung cancer?

My husband (66 Years) has stage 4 lung cancer with mets to the brain. The 2 lower lobes of his ... and Radiation Surgery and they have been dormant (Nutralized). During this he also had some Skin Cancer removed ...
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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 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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Non small cell lung cancer, on chemo, allergic reactions, distended stomach. Metastasis?

My husband has non small cell lung cancer which was diagnosed August 2011. Started chemo . Since ... that the lung cancer (2 large tumors) is getting aggressive? ...
 

What causes tumor lesions in airway in a lung cancer patient?

My Mom has non-small cell lung cancer, she finished her last chemo treatment 2 weeks ago, but has ... and are lower today than they were when she came into the hospital. On top of this, the lung doctor has found ...
 

Lung cancer that has spread to brain. Why are there breathing issues?

my cousin has stage 4 small cell lung cancer in both lungs and it has spread to the brain they have told us cemo n raditation did not help there is nothing more they can do he has breathing problems ...
 

Small cell lung cancer metastasized to liver, chemo done. Has abdominal swelling, weeping edema, side pain. End stage?

my sister has small cell lung cancer that has metatasized to her liver she has had chemo tx 2 times ... in her lower extremities my question is: what can be done about this and is this mean that the cancer has ...
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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,
 
Im 33 smoked 10 a day for 17yrs, i fear i have lung cancer, fatigue, a non worsening cough with sputum for 4 months, back pain, body aches, nasal congestion
Get a HRCT of the chest done and consider quitting smoking.
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