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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Introduction

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: It is any type of lung cancer other than small cell carcinoma (SCLC). As a class, NSCLCs are relatively insensitive to chemotherapy, compared to small cell carcinoma. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer is available below.

Symptoms of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Treatments for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

  • More than one kind of treatment is often used, depending on the stage of the cancer, the individual's overall health, age, response to chemotherapy, and other factors such as the likely side effects of the treatment. Treatment may include
  • Surgery if diagnosed at an early stage, often with adjuvant (anciliary) chemotherapy involving cisplatin. Lobectomy or Pneumectomy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy (radiotherapy)
  • Laser therapy
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Hospitals & Clinics: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Prognosis for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Prognosis for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Like all cancers, lung cancer is most easily and successfully treated if it is caught early. An early-stage cancer is less likely to have grown to a large size or to have spread to other parts of the body (metastasized). Large or metastasized cancers are much more difficult to treat.

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Definitions of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer:

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, or a subtype of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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