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Life expectancy with mets to l was posted 02/10/2001 08:13 am by Linda
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My mom was just diagnosed with biliary cancer. It has metastasised to her lungs and is "quite extensive" according to her surgeon. I know that doctors are uneasy giving life expectancies to family. Mom is 79 and does notwant to fight it anyway. We need some realistic time frame to arrange for her palliative care. The surgeon said "very soon up to 2 months". What have people found for life expectancy? Thank you.

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