Refer to the separate treatment sections for each stage of NSCLC in this summary for more information about prognosis.
Because treatment is not satisfactory for almost all patients with NSCLC, eligible patients should be considered for clinical trials. Information about ongoing clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.
Other PDQ summaries containing information related to lung cancer include the following:
Lung Cancer Prevention
Lung Cancer Screening
Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment
Smoking in Cancer Care
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