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Metastatic colon cancer. Taking chemo therapy. Not able to with stand. Can patient survive with that?

my mother in law has metastatic colon cancer and was her surgery was done on 17th of September,2012 and after that she had 3 chemo therapy but now doctor says she cannot have chemo therapy as the patient is very weak to take chemo. she is now at home, what is her survival, how many months can a patient survive with this?
Asked On : Sat, 8 Dec 2012
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If the performance status of patient is not suitable for chemotherapy, it is better to stop that. Metastatic colon cancer ,most of the time, is treated with palliative intent. At this phase her nutritional status and other general condition is to be taken care of. Life expectancy should not be commented upon. Consult your palliative care specialist.
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