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what does stage 1 lung cancer mean

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
33 years experience in Pulmonology
Lung cancer : If stage one lung cancer is respected (removed ) the cure rate is about half as about half the time the cancer has already spread before surgery remov ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
The Longest: Although it depends on the type of lung cancer, stage 1 lung cancer patients can have a five year survival rate of 60-80%, with some studies saying ev ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Variable: Depends on cell type, location, and other risk factors. Small cell cancer is fast and less than a year. Some slow squamous may be years.
A 86-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt.: The imaging study may indicate reduction in the size of swelling of lymph nodes, thoracic mass size and change in appearance. If there is development ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Surgery: Surgery is still the mainstay of therapy. Treatment after therapy is usually chemotherapy, followed by surveillance.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Unusual: Rare cancer also rate in one do young. Survival will depend on response to treatment and stage of disease
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Possible, prob.not: Yes, it is possible to feel pain in your lungs. Your body is trying to give you a message to stop. Please listen to it! smoking is the worst thing you ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Nobody knows: These are experimental and nobody knows what various levels mean. These markers are infamous for false positives and I would not get this test on a fi ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
No: Smoking is an accumulated problem. One cigarette is like having one drink. It doesn't make you an alcoholic.
A 88-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Not a lot: But try nasal saline twice daily to decrease nasal mucus. Humidity- humidifier in sleeping area. Narcotic cough suppressant-codeine commonly.
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