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The five-year relative survival rate for stage 4 lung cancer is 4.7 percent. However, relative survival rates don’t take into account recent improvements in treatment. They’re based on diagnosis and treatment for at least 5 years earlier.What to expect of Stage 4 lung cancer?
In stage 4 adenocarcinoma lung cancer, a type of non-small-cell lung cancer, symptoms of the lung tumor include shortness of breath, chest pain, wheezing, hoarseness and coughing up blood, reports About.com. Patients may also experience weight loss, appetite loss, fatigue and recurring bouts of pneumonia.Can you die from Stage 4 cancer?
"Stage 4 disease is incurable, and men who have stage 4 will either die of the disease, or their disease will be fought to a draw, and they will die of something else," said Otis Brawley, MD, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society.