A member asked:

How many chemotherapy circles are possible in small cell lung cancer stage 4? is it curable if it is spread in bones too or if it is life prolongable?

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Dr. Le Wang answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

4-6 cycles 1st line: Usually 4-6 cycles of plantin/vp16 as 1st line. Small cell lung cancer (stage iv) is not curable with current treatment regimen, but current therapy can prolong the survival even for stage IV small cell lung cancer.

Answered 8/16/2017



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