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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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How to cure the lung cancer?

Hi Doctor my cousin was initially diagnosed with lung cancer in the 4th stage in January this year. she has been getting treatment for it and it seems to be improving but it has not spread to the spine and she is receiving radiation therapy for it as of this week. can you please advise what her chances of survival are and what can be done to help cure her of cancer?
Wed, 27 Aug 2014
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Your cousin is suffering from stage 4 lung cancer.
Aim of treatment during this stage is palliative chemotherapy along with basic supportive care to improve quality of life.
There is no cure for the disease at this stage.
Average survival time varies from 6 to 9 months.

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