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What could be the life span of one having stage 4 inoperable cervical cancer ?

My mother (70 years old) was diagnosed with stage 4 inoperable cervical cancer today. She is diabetic, overweight , and has had an arithmia. What is the average survival rate and/or life expectancy for this cancer?
Asked On : Sat, 24 Mar 2012
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Oncologist, Radiation 's  Response
stage four means either 4a : invasion of bladder/rectum mucosa : in this case after receiving palliative chemo or radiation 5 year survival is 15 % but if evidence of remote spread like lung/liver/bone/brain chances is only 6 months.
Answered: Wed, 28 Mar 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Kamal Kishore Bandil's  Response
At this age go with the treatment don't worry for expectancy.
Answered: Sat, 24 Mar 2012
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