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Are there new treatments for lung cancer?

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Researchers continously look for better ways to treat lung cancer, to relieve symptoms, and to improve patients' quality of life. They constantly examine new combinations of chemotherapy, new forms of radiation, and the use of drugs that make cancer cells more sensitive to radiation.

SOURCES: 

National Cancer Institute. 

National Institutes of Health. 

WebMD Medical Reference from the American College of Physicians: “Section 12 VIII Lung Cancer.”

News release, FDA.

American Cancer Society.

American Lung Association. 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on February 05, 2019

SOURCES: 

National Cancer Institute. 

National Institutes of Health. 

WebMD Medical Reference from the American College of Physicians: “Section 12 VIII Lung Cancer.”

News release, FDA.

American Cancer Society.

American Lung Association. 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on February 05, 2019

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