Life expectancy for more than 80 percent of people with end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is less than four years, according to About. COPD limits air flow to the lungs and gets worse over time. It is cause... More »

Life expectancy for patients with end-stage COPD varies widely based on a number of factors, explains the Lung institute. Approximately 90 percent of patients with the most severe emphysema symptoms survive for at least ... More »

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Symptoms of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, include breathlessness, fatigue, anxiety, pain and depression by order of prevalence, states Spathis and Booth in the International Journal of Chronic... More »

Individuals with very mild, stage 1 chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, have a normal life expectancy. As the disease progresses, the prognosis worsens. Once individuals are admitted to the intensive care uni... More »

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, symptoms typically appear later in life. It is difficult for medical researchers to determine the exact effect the condition has on reducing life expectancy, notes Clevelan... More »

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease shortens life expectancy, but it is difficult to predict precisely how long an individual can live with the disease, according to Healthline. Factors that influence life expectancy i... More »

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The overall life expectancy for adenocarcinoma depends on the stage, but in general, only around 18 percent of people live past five years. Adenocarcinoma is a type of nonsmall cell lung cancer. The earlier the cancer is... More »