Stage 4 Cancer

Stage IV cancer is also called metastatic cancer, which needs immediate medical attention. It is characterized by metastatic spread to different parts of the body and generalized lymph node involvement. Stage 4 cancer is often not fully treatable; increasing their life span and improving their quality of life is the purpose of treatment in these patients. Only in patients with mild metastasis surgery is advised; else, hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies are suggested to delay the progression.

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What are the chances of survival in stage 4 lung cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, What are the chances of survival in the 4th stage lung tumor? Is there any specific suggestion for the cure? The patient had biopsy and bronchoscopy. The doctors suggest us to wait for biopsy report before any further medication.  Read Full »


Dr. Andrew Chellakumar Fenn

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. When the patient has been diagnosed to have stage 4 lung cancer, the survival depends on lots of factors. They are co-morbidities such as diabetes and hypertension, performance status whether he is abe to walk around and do his activities or he is confined to bed, the ex...  Read Full »

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