It is depend on the type of cancer, it's location and size, lymph node involvement, and whether cancer has spread to other part of the body.
Lung cancer can only be cured completely by surgery. However, only half on the patients suffer from lung cancer are surgical candidates.
Surgical resection for lung cancer involves removing the cancer along with a portion of normal lung tissue and adjacent lymph node.
Radiation therapy is the treatment of lung cancer using radioactive x-ray beams. It can use to relieve symphtoms.
Chemotherapy is the treatment of lung cancer by using medications and drags to kill the cancer cells. In early small cell cancer of lung, chemotherapy is an effective method of stopping the spread of cancer. In cases of non-small cell cancers of lung, chemotherapy can be used or together with radiation therapy to bring out the effect.
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