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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   *hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   my firne had ovarian cancer it has spread from ovarys to lymph nodes, lungs liver pelvic and adbmone now in spine
User :   what if anything can be done about this and what are chances for survival
User :   and what will quality of life be for patient, she is not staying in hospital is that normal
User :   its stage 4
Doctor :ok
User :   what is the quailty of life? what if anything can be done?
User :   is it normal to not be put in hospital at this point?
Doctor :   it depends on the patient condition
Doctor :   they may do surgeries on such patients
Doctor :   and give chemotherapy
User :   yes i am aware she has had surgey and chemo
User :   but if it is spread to spine what are the chances
User :   what is quality of life
Doctor :chances are poor
Doctor :   quaity of the life depends on tha care takers

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