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Lung cancer spread to osteolytic bone metastasis

My dad was diagnosed with lung cancer 18 months ago. He decided against treatment.
He has just been diagnosed with osteolytic bone metastasis.
How long is his life expectancy?
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replied December 15th, 2010
Unfortunately, this is a question that almost everybody asks, but which no doctor can actually accurately answer. Certainly without any treatment at all, patients with metastatic lung cancer are unlikely to survive for more than a year (although, as elsewhere in life, there are exceptions to every rule).

I am sorry to hear of your father's illness.


Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS

Author, "A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race"

A landmark, evidence-based guide to a healthy cancer-prevention lifestyle, based on cutting-edge cancer research.
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