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Cancer in bones , uterus , kidneys

My Grandma broke two ribs about a month ago. When it wasn't healing they decided to do some test. They found out she has bone cancer. The cancer didn't start in her bones though. They don't know where it started but she has the bone cancer throughout her body, she also has cancer on her uterous and kidneys. What type of treatment is there for her, what is her life expectancy?
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replied August 2nd, 2009
Unfortunately, without knowing what type of cancer your grandmother has, it is difficult to say what treatment would be best for her (she would require a biopsy of one of these tumors to try and determine a specific cancer diagnosis).

Even when the type of cancer is known, doctors are notoriously inaccurate in predicting how long individual patients will live, unfortunately. Therefore, I advise all of my cancer patients, and their loved ones, to try and take life one day at a time, and to live each day to its very fullest.

I hope that your grandmother's doctors will be able to offer her some treatment, and that she will remain comfortable.

Sincerely/ Robert A. Wasdcher, MD, FACS

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