In addition to surgery, radiation is the other primary treatment for early-stage lung cancer. Doctors are also studying the benefits of radiation treatment in advanced lung cancer.
Radical Radiation in Early-Stage Cancer. Radical radiation is used as the sole procedure in stage I and some stage II patients who have adequate lung function but, for medical or other reasons, cannot be treated with surgery.
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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 »