Cancer At Last Stage:
The last stage of cancer is not only painful for a patient it is also excruciating for his or her family. The process of spreading these cells can be slow down. It is possible through chemotherapy, surgery, and medication. The last stage, a patient may not be willing to eat or drink anything. Moreover, sometimes the patient will not want to listen or bear anything. In that situation, you should leave him alone in a room or you may motivate him by spiritual talk. People who are dying due to often sleep a lot. So you should not disturb them by irritating again and again. You should give them comfort and peaceful environment. So that, it might be possible that the patient would survive for a long time.
Irregular breathing: (lungs cancer)
The irregular breathing might be a sign of the last stage of lungs cancer. Difficulty in breathing is a feeling of frustration and being a shortening of breath. Patients who have difficulty breathing mostly say it feels like they can’t get enough air which they require. Moreover, difficulty breathing may also be called shortness of breath, or dyspnea.
Most of the time, some patients have difficulty breathing. It’s most common in people with lung cancer, mesothelioma, that starts in another part of the body and has spread to the lungs (called lung metastases).
Difficulty breathing can be caused by:
- A tumor blocking or narrowing an airway
- A tumor putting pressure on structures around an airway
- Radiation therapy to the lungs
- Chemotherapy drugs
- A buildup of fluid in the space between the lungs and chest wall (called pleural effusion)
- A buildup of fluid around the heart (called pericardial effusion)
- Fluid in the abdomen (called ascites)
- Blood clots in the lungs (called pulmonary embolism)
- superior vena cava syndrome
- Low levels of oxygen in the blood (called hypoxemia)
- Low red blood cell count (called anemia)
- Lung infection and inflammation (called pneumonia)
- Lung diseases such as asthma, emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Heart problems such as congestive heart failure or abnormal heartbeats
Anxiety and stress
Fatigue includes in the last stages of cancer:
Fatigue is the prominent sign of the last stage in cancer. It is the frustrating feeling of being tired physically, mentally, and emotionally. Cancer-related fatigue is mostly described as an unusual and ongoing sense of extreme tiredness that doesn’t get better with rest. So that, almost everyone with advanced cancer has this symptom.