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Questions to Ask About Your Lung Cancer

1.Do I have a small cell or non-small cell lung cancer?
2.How far has the lung cancer spread? What stage is my cancer?
3.What are my chances for recovery?
4.Can you surgically remove my lung cancer?
5.How will the surgery affect my breathing or quality of life?
6.Will I need chemotherapy or radiotherapy?
7.What are the goals of these lung cancer treatments?
8.What are the potential complications?
9.Is there a way to minimize any side effects of these treatments?
10.Would any clinical trials be appropriate for me?

 

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Reviewed by Arnold Wax, MD on June 25, 2012

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