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life expectancy in case of any cancer depends on stag and grade of cancer. so in case of your mother, life expectancy can be known only after thorough investigations for metastasis and histology of tumor.
if your mother can not undergo for surgery due to medical problems, then she can be put on chemo and radiotheraphy.
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