Chemotherapy is the use of drugs given by mouth or injection to destroy cancer cells that may have spread beyond the tumor. Until recently, there has been some doubt about the effectiveness of chemotherapy for lung cancer. A major analysis of 52 trials supported its use, particularly with platinum-based regimens, and with the combination of supportive care.
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