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Diagnosed with colon cancer with metastasis to lymph nodes, liver and lungs. Not responding to chemotherapy. Difficulty breathing, enlarged liver. Advice?

My brother is 42 year old was diagnosed with colon cancer in sep 2010.he had metastasis to lymph nodes ,lungs,and liver in sep 2011 .Doctor stop the chemo in January 2013 saying not working.since last couple of weeks he is very sick .His eyes are yellow difficulty in breathing and his liver is enlarged having hiccups and not eating anything more sleepy .I want to know exactly how much time he got now
Asked On : Tue, 26 Mar 2013
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Dear Ma'am,

Sorry to hear about your brother's condition. He is currently suffering from stage 4 colonic cancer with extensive metastasis not responding to chemotherapy. Such a case is associated with very poor prognosis and a median survival of less than 6 months.
Sorry to be the one to break this bad news to you.

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