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cancer of lymph nodes ?

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my 55 year old grandmother has been told she has cancer she discoverd it when she foundlumps in her neck. After a series of tests doctors have found a shadow on her lung and cancer in her lymph nodes in her neck she has been told that it cant be cured but she can have chemotherapy to prolong her life does anyone have a idea at approx how long she will have left?
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replied February 3rd, 2009
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Lung cancer that has spread to the lymph nodes near the lungs and lymph nodes in the neck, is classified as a stage 3 (advanced stage of cancer)
Cancer patients with stage 3 of lung cancer that will be treated with radiotherapy and chemotherapy have 7-17% 5 years survival rates (between 7 and 17 out of every 100 people) will be alive 5 years later).
According to clinical statistics median survival for stage 3 patients is 39 months with chemotherapy.

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replied April 2nd, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
If its lung cancer then it has worst prognosis. However, if its lymphoma then its prognosis is good. Biopsy of the lump should be done to sort it out.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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