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Adenocarcinoma Stage IV w/ multiple areas of mets


Age 65
Primary tumor right upper lung
Mets: L posterior pleural area, lower ribs, liver, Thoracic nodes (chest), T7 expansile tumor with path fx w/ potential spinal chord compression.
other facts: beginning fluid in L lung, difficulty breathing.
No Tx as of yet, just dx Jan 2009

should we even consider chemo?
They are to radiate spinal tumor to eliminate potential paralysis.

How much time...days...weeks...months...?

Just want to be realistic about the whole thing. And optimistic as needed.
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replied April 29th, 2009
My mother was diagnosed yesterday with nearly indentical problems. She is in stage 4. What have you learned so far?
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