Adenocarcinoma grade 1
Respected sir, my grandmother is 82 years old taking heart medicines from last 20 years.medical condition ok she has being having cough for the last 5-6 months. tried various doctor , one said it was pneumonia,gave medicine but cough did not stop as last step doctor did operation to remove surface to diagnostic the problem Ct guided lung biopsy section a shows well differentiated acinar and many papillary structures, which are lined by columnar cells. these cells show mild mononucleosis. the stroma is mildly infiltrated by neutrophils and lymphocytes. adenocarcinoma – predominant papillary well differenciated grade 1 advice ; corelation with radiological and clinical findings is also recommended is it curable or treatable, chances of her survival for more years thanking you prashant jadhav
Doctor Answers (2) on Adenocarcinoma grade 1
Patient needs to undergo Whole body PET/CT scan and some molecular marker studies (EGFR Mutation and ALK Mutation) in order to stage her disease and tell more about the outcome. Various treatment options will be discussed only after staging information is available. Obviously at this age surgery and aggressive chemotherapy will generally not be suitable treatments. If it is early stage disease a highly conformal precise Radiation therapy called as SBRT can be considered. If it is advanced disease she ll be considered for targeted therapy in the form of oral capsules. Her outcome depends upon stage and response of disease to treatment. In general Lung cancer is usually diagnosed in advanced stages and advanced stage disease is not curable.
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