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discovered a white spot on her brain

Hya could somebody please help me. I have a friends who is in her 50's, 3 years ago she was diagnosed with lung cancer, she has been recieving chemo and radio for last 3 years and has lost her hair its grown back, lost it and grown back again and we all thought she was getting better because the tumor hadnt shrunk or grown u know we thought she was managing it. But recently she went into hspt for something and they discovered a white spot on her brain, this was only 6 weeks ago now she has lost weight and is very breathless still has a tickly cough and the mcmillan nurses have been to see her. She has also just started another round of radiotherpay. Could somebody please tell me if this lovely woman has a chance of fighting this or do I have to come to terms with the possibility of loosing her?
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replied September 29th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Lung cancer has worst prognosis among all cancers. These symptoms are consistent with progression of disease. Average life expectancy is 8 months.
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