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Non small cell lung cancer in children

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
Radiology 23 years experience
Smoking: It is frequently caused by smoking. There is too much to discuss in 400 words! try this: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/non-sma... Read More
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Several items: Small cell is most unfortunate prognosis other lung cells can become malignant and if found early can be removed with good results. Since the lungs ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
Lung cancer : Depends on the nature and stage of the cancer.
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Rare: The usual lung cancer from smoking is generally in adults. Some unusual cancers can occur and survival is depending on cell type, and stage when foun... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
Thoracic Surgery 29 years experience
One type : There are two broad categories of primary lung cancer called small cell and non small cell. Simply put, small cell is more aggressive, harder to treat... Read More
Dr. Rada Ivanov
Pulmonary Critical Care 31 years experience
See below: Non-small cell lung cancer is a type of lung cancer that grows more slowly and can be operated on if diagnosed at an early stage. It generally has a b... Read More
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
Formerly, NSCLC : (sq & adeno) were treated with surgery, no chemo. Small cell was almost never treated with surgery and always chemotherapy. Now, chemotherapy is use... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
Yes,depends stage: Stage 1 nsclc; surgical resection, appr70%5yrsurv stage2nsclc;surgery apprx. 30-35% 5 yr survival.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
Not enough space: Let's see: most common category of lung cancer, often but not always tobacco related, treated with surgery if possible but radiation and chemo are oft... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
Work Up: Includes: ct-chest thru liver and adrenals, head ct+/- contrast or mr, bone scan. Pet scan depends on ct findings, proximity of primary to medistinu... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Moon
Radiation Oncology 30 years experience
5yr suvival bystage : Ia = 49% ib = 45% iia = 30% iib = 31% iiia = 14% iiib = 5% iv = 1% http://www.Cancer.Org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/detailedguide/non-smal... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
One type of lung: Cancer. It is not easy to explain. There are multiple subtypes within in this type. These are due to smoking and tend to spread locally as compared t... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Croog
Radiation Oncology 17 years experience
You may feel normal!: Many people present with vague symptoms or none at all if the cancer is caught in an early stage as an incidental finding on a scan done for another r... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
Medical Oncology 46 years experience
Stage is key: The stage or amount of cancer present helps determine if surgery, or other treatments are the best first step. The early stages are best treated with ... Read More

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