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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It depends, though, on the type of cancer, its stage and other factors (presence of other diseases, immune system status, correctly prescribed therapy ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Loki Skylizard
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: Early stage survival can range from 60% to as high as 90+%. Survival is individual. Depends on cancer type, treatment, and general health at time of d ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Don't believe: .Everything you read in websites. That's my first advise. Like with any cancer, the earlier you find a lung cancer, the better the chances of a p ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marco Paliotta
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Multidisciplinary. : Several specialties are involved with treating a patient with lung cancer. A pulmonologist, oncologist, surgeon, radiation oncologist. Hence, lung can ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Majzun
13 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
You rarely do: Small cell lung cancer is one of two major categories of lung cancer. It is often associated with smoking and is unfortunately often diagnosed too la ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jekwon Yeh
12 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends: This depends on the stage and performance status of the patients. Most of the time surgery is recommended. However certain early forms of lung cancer ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Polselli
14 years experience Radiology
Depends : The prognosis of primary lung cancer is determined by the staging which depends on the type of lung cancer (small versus non-small cell). Lung cancer ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Loki Skylizard
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Stage and type: Stage 1 survival can range from 60% to as high as 90+%. Survival is individual. Depends on cancer type, treatment, and general health at time of diagn ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Surgery: All things considered, surgery gives the best results for cure. This is dependent on stage at the time of presentation, with earlier stage cancers mor ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Loki Skylizard
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: Early stage survival can range from 60% to as high as 90+%. Survival is individual. Depends on cancer type, treatment, and general health at time of d ... Read More

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