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Start with the links to basic information on lung cancer treatment and care. Then move on to the more detailed information. Take your time -- there's a lot to learn.


Surgery is the preferred treatment for many people with lung cancer. Learn about the different types of surgery.

A variety of chemotherapy medications are used to treat lung cancer. Learn about them here.

Radiation therapy is commonly used to treat lung cancer. Learn when it’s used and what the side effects are.

Several different types of medications are used to treat cancer pain. See which medication might be right for your pain.

Learn all about treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer -- from surgery and chemotherapy to photodynamic therapy.

Treatment varies for the different stages of non-small-cell lung cancer. Learn more here.

Learn all about treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer, including surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation.

Limited and extensive stages of small-cell lung cancer are treated differently. Learn what to expect.

Clinical Trials

Learn about lung cancer clinical trials. Then, check out sites chosen by WebMD doctors that offer information and services to help you determine if a clinical trial may be right for you.

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