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esphageal cancer stage 4 what is the the prognosis?

Posted by cynthia heady

my dad has squamous cell esphogeal cancer stage four.  they are to start chemo and radiation  this week.  the mass is at junction of the stomach.  the chemo is 5 days a week for 7 weeks.  they are to do a pet scan on thursday.  i think they found 2 masses  so far.  he has a hx of kidney cancer 25 years ago in which his kidney was removed.  he quite drinking etoh  last week and is trying to quit smoking.  he has not had any other sx.  he has high blood pressure controlled by medication.  he was dx c diabetes last year but lost weight and is not on any meds for it.  he is 70 years old


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