In most cases, metastatic cancer to the lung is a sign that the cancer has spread into the bloodstream. Usually cancer will be present even in places not seen by CT scans. In these circumstances, removing the visible tumors with surgery is usually not beneficial, although it may still be considered. Chemotherapy is usually the treatment of choice.
Sometimes when the primary tumor has been removed and the cancer has spread to only limited areas of the...Read more
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Surgical ProceduresSurgery is performed in the following circumstances:The surgical removal of an entire lobe or parts of a lung is the primary... Read more »