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A 43-year-old member asked:

How effective is a lobectomy for treating lung cancer?

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Dr. Mark Lubienski
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
Contained: Lobectomy is very effective and appropriate if the cancer is isolated to the particular lobe.sometimes though despite best efforts after surgery pathology may show that cancer is not isolated to that lobe and more extensive treatment needed.
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