I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH COPD EMPHYSEMA IN 2008. I AM ON THE SPIRIVA ONCE A DAY AND ADVAIR 500/50 DISKUS TWICE A DAY AND HAVE TWO RESCUE INHAILERS AND A PILL. IW ENT FOR OXYGEN EVALUATION AND INSTEAD THEY FOUND AN OBSTRUCTION IN MY THROAT PREVENTING MY BREATHING AND SWALLOWING FROM BEING NORMAL WHAT ARE THE CHANCES OF THROAT CANCER BECAUSE I SMOKED FOR 29 YEARS AND JUST RECENTLY STOPPED SMOKING ON MARCH 5TH OF 2012. HOW LONG DO I HAVE LEFT BEFORE I REACH THE END STAGE AND DIE. I CANT GET A STRAIGHT ANSWER FOR ANYONE. PLEASE HELP I DONT KNOW WHAT ELSE TO DO. THANKS BRENDA HONEYCUTT.
It is difficult to get a straight answer, as it depends on many things. First, the confirmation of cancer by a biopsy. Next it depends on the stage at which it has been diagnosed and the histopathological evaluation of cells (type of cells).
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