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What are some of the things that determine which treatment I'll get for my lung cancer?

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It will depend in part on:

�What type of the disease you have

�Its stage

�Whether the cancer has spread in your body

�The side effects the treatment may cause

�Your age and general health

�Your preferences and goals

Ask your doctor to explain the recommended treatment plan, including its benefits, side effects, and how it might make you feel during and after it.

SOURCES:

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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