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Stage four lung cancer, COPD, vomiting green and black substances. Treatment?

My mother is 75 and has stage 4 lung cancer and stage 4 COPD . She hasn t had any treatment and about six days ago she started vomiting and became so weak she can barely get on and off the toilet or into bed. Her vomit is often green or black. She things she has the flu but my sister and I feel the cancer is progressing. We are ready for hospice, but she isn t there yet?
Asked On : Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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Vomiting may be due to brain metastases. check her level of consciousness. headache. It could also be due to gastritis from all the medications. She needs gentle hydration and tender loving care. You do this at home or at hospice, makes not difference.
Answered: Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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