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What is the life expectancy of a person with stage 3 lung cancer?

What is the life expectancy of a person with stage 3 lung cancer?

Currently, there is no cure for stage 3 lung cancers, but treatment can often help prolong life and relieve symptoms. In some cases, a person with stage 3 lung cancer may survive another 5 years or longer.

Is there a happy ending for lung cancer?

Lung cancer is a very unforgiving disease and sadly ‘happy endings’ are rare as its often spread extensively by the time symptoms become apparent . I lost my own lovely husband to the disease in August 2015 – just 10 weeks after he was diagnosed. He was just 54 years old.

What did you do when your husband had lung cancer?

I cared for my late husband at home on his short battle with lung cancer and unfortunately can resonate with what you describe. While you hate the thought of him struggling all alone, he is now at peace, pain and suffering all gone. Condolences to you in a very sad situation.

How long can you live with lung cancer if left untreated?

If left untreated, people with non-small cell lung cancer, the most common form of the disease, might live anywhere five to 12 months, depending on the stage. 4  In contrast, people with small cell lung cancer generally survive three to 15 months without treatment (based on the stage). 5  10 Ways to Improve Your Lung Cancer Survival

What are the stages of non small cell lung cancer?

Stages of non-small cell lung cancer AJCC Stage Stage grouping Stage description* IIIC T4 N3 M0 The tumor has one or more of the followi IVA Any T Any N M1a The cancer can be any size and may or ma IVA Any T Any N M1b The cancer can be any size and may or ma

Lung cancer is a very unforgiving disease and sadly ‘happy endings’ are rare as its often spread extensively by the time symptoms become apparent . I lost my own lovely husband to the disease in August 2015 – just 10 weeks after he was diagnosed. He was just 54 years old.

I cared for my late husband at home on his short battle with lung cancer and unfortunately can resonate with what you describe. While you hate the thought of him struggling all alone, he is now at peace, pain and suffering all gone. Condolences to you in a very sad situation.

What to expect during end stage lung cancer?

With lung cancer, there are often certain occurrences which in some ways herald the end. Some of these conditions which suggest the end is nearing include pleural effusions which require repeated draining or the placement of a shunt, increasing pain to the point where being awake is troubling,…

If left untreated, people with non-small cell lung cancer, the most common form of the disease, might live anywhere five to 12 months, depending on the stage. 4  In contrast, people with small cell lung cancer generally survive three to 15 months without treatment (based on the stage). 5  10 Ways to Improve Your Lung Cancer Survival