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Have stage 4 metastasis gallbladder cancer. Has A fib, chronic kidney disease, congestive heart failure. Life expectancy?

My mother was diagnosed 10 months ago with stage 4 metastasis gallbladder cancer into her liver , they were never able to do further testing to see how far advanced because dye would of shut down her kidneys, she also has A fib, chronic kidney disease 3, has had open heart surgery & had congestive heart failure & just came home from the hospital after a hemoglobin of 4.2 from a bleeding ulcer which was repaired & given 5 units of blood. She did have the rapid weight loss & swollen abdomen but no pain. She s 89 & loves life, we take her away as often as she wishes. Since hospital stay she s getting stronger every day. 9 years ago she had Coumidin poisining with a 13. They told us she would die but bounced back, she is an amazing & strong woman. How long can someone like this survive on an average?
Asked On : Mon, 11 Mar 2013
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Actual data in this sort of particular cases are lacking. Your mother has done exceptionally well in this period. Metastatic gall bladder cancer generally has poor prognosis. Your mother is doing well with so many medical comorbidities. I do not know exactly what treatment is she receiving but you should consult your cardiologist , nephrologist and oncologist for better guidance. Let us hope for the best.
Answered: Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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