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Has lung cancer and has spread to brain. On Morphine driver. Life span?

My brother has just been fitted a morphine driver, he has small cell lung cancer which has now spread to his brain, he is becoming increasingly agitated (meds given to calm) but still waiting for a hospice bed since Thursday. How long can a patient live once they start on the morphine driver? We are struggling to see him in obvious pain
Asked On : Thu, 28 Feb 2013
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Extremely sorry to hear about your brother's condition, Patient may live long even with morphine but brain metastasis to be taken care of, His present symptoms are due to brain mets, palliative radiotherapy to brain and corticosteroid will be helpful consult your doctor.
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