Radon gas is a risk factor for developing lung cancer.
But smoking is the greatest risk factor for lungcancer. The risk of lung
cancer is increased for people who smoke, are exposed to secondhand smoke, and
also have radon contact. The risk of radon-related lung cancer is higher for smokers than nonsmokers.
Everyone has some contact to radon. Radon is a gas that is released
from rock and soil and is present in the air. In closed spaces, such as caves,
mines, and energy-efficient homes, radon levels can increase because the gas
cannot freely exchange with outdoor air.
Standard Treatment Options for Stage II NSCLC
Standard treatment options for stage II NSCLC include the following:
Surgery is the treatment of choice for patients with stage II NSCLC. A lobectomy, pneumonectomy, or segmental resection, wedge resection, or sleeve resection may be performed as appropriate. Careful preoperative assessment of the patient's overall medical condition, especially...