Hi, my dad is recently diagnosed with moderately differentiating infiltrating squamous cell carcinoma of lung. His left lung shows collapse with small pleural effusion suggestive of central bronchogenic carcinoma. left main bronchus < 1cm from carina and is occluded by nodulo ulcerative lesion.Small nodes are seen in precarinal region.
He has been given one cycle of Chemotherapy 5 days back ( chemotax + carboplatin) and is about to have another cylce by 1st week of feb.
kindly suggest a second opinion and what you think of his lung cancer stage and the te life expectancy in such a case
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