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Primary lung cancer mastesised into brain. Stage4. Prognosis?

Hello Dr Christensen, i wonder if you would be so kind as too give me information on my mums condition and how rapid her deteration will be, as the prognosis was 6 months in October 2012. She has had no therapy , just steroids. Her condition is Primary Lung cancer which has mastesised into her brain, its at stage 4. Thank You Mrs A Collard
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primary lung cancer metastasized to brain can be treated by radiotherapy, surgery. the number and size of the lesions are very important. In case of limited no. of lesions gamma knife or cyberknife radiosurgery will be helpful , if more region are affected then whole brain radiotherapy may be useful . consult your oncologist
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