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Question about stages

2sweet4me
Posts: 2
Joined: Mar 2021

Hello.  My older sister has just recently been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer and liver cancer.  They did not give her any information about stages. What exactly does "advanced" mean in lung cancer stages?  Thank you so much for our help with this question.

CancerFreeSunny
Posts: 38
Joined: Sep 2018

"Advanced" means it has advanced from the original starting point to another area of the body. In this case, starting in the lungs and then spreading to the liver. 

2sweet4me
Posts: 2
Joined: Mar 2021

I truly appreciate it.  She goes Tuesday to get a portal put in and starts her chemo Wednesday.

CancerFreeSunny
Posts: 38
Joined: Sep 2018

You are very welcome! Hope to hear back from you. :)

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