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  1. Understanding Lung Cancer -- Diagnosis and Treatment

    Get the basics on lung cancer diagnosis and treatment from the experts at WebMD.

  2. Understanding Lung Cancer -- the Basics

    Get the basics on lung cancer from the experts at WebMD.

  3. Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

    WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer, the most common type of lung cancer.

  4. Lung Cancer Symptoms

    Learn more from WebMD about symptoms of lung cancer.

  5. Lung Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Overview

    Note: Separate PDQ summaries on Lung Cancer Screening; Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment; Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment; and Cigarette Smoking: Health Risks and How to Quit are also available. Who is at Risk? Lung cancer risk is largely a function of older age combined with extensive cigarette smoking history. Lung cancer is more common in men than women and in those of lower ...

  6. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - nci_ncicdr0000062956-nci-header

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http://cancer.gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment

  7. Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Stages of Small Cell Lung Cancer

    After small cell lung cancer has been diagnosed,tests are done to find out if cancer cells have spread within the chest or to other parts of the body. The process used to find out if cancer has spread within the chest or to other parts of the body is called staging. The information gathered from the staging process determines the stage of the disease. It is important to know the stage in ...

  8. Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Changes to This Summary (03 / 22 / 2013)

    The PDQ cancer information summaries are reviewed regularly and updated as new information becomes available. This section describes the latest changes made to this summary as of the date above.Editorial changes were made to this summary.

  9. Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Changes to This Summary (02 / 19 / 2013)

    The PDQ cancer information summaries are reviewed regularly and updated as new information becomes available. This section describes the latest changes made to this summary as of the date above. General Information About Small Cell Lung CancerUpdated statistics with estimated new cases and deaths for 2013 (cited American Cancer Society as reference 3).This summary is written and maintained by the PDQ Adult Treatment Editorial Board, which is editorially independent of NCI. The summary reflects an independent review of the literature and does not represent a policy statement of NCI or NIH. More information about summary policies and the role of the PDQ Editorial Boards in maintaining the PDQ summaries can be found on the About This PDQ Summary and PDQ NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database pages.

  10. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Treatment Options by Stage

    Occult Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment of occult non-small cell lung cancer depends on where the cancer has spread. It can usually be cured by surgery. Stage 0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment of stage 0 non-small cell lung cancer may include the following: Surgery (wedge resection or segmental resection). Photodynamic therapy using an endoscope. Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer ...

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