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Is surgery an option to treat my lung cancer?

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This is an option when the cancer hasn’t spread too far in your body. It’s usually the best way to treat non-small-cell lung cancer. Your doctor can remove the part of the lung that has the tumor and the tissue around it. Or you may need to have your entire lung removed. You might also need radiation or chemotherapy after surgery.

From: Lung Cancer Treatments WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Paul Boyce on February 19, 2019

Medically Reviewed on 02/19/2019

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American Cancer Society.

National Cancer Institute.

National Institutes of Health.

American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Reviewed by Paul Boyce on February 19, 2019

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society.

National Cancer Institute.

National Institutes of Health.

American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Reviewed by Paul Boyce on February 19, 2019

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