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is there a cure for small cell lung cancer?

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Dr. Loki Skylizard
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Potentially: Treatment and/or cure depends largely on stage and associated treatments at a given stage. For best results, lung cancer should be treated by a multi-discipline thoracic oncology program. Our best wishes to you in the fight against cancer. I hope these links help: http://goo.Gl/jx197 and http://goo.Gl/tplcd.
Answered on Jul 7, 2014
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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Rarely: Small, peripheral, found very early and removed. Most are not like that however!
Answered on Apr 21, 2019
Dr. Michael Sanders
15 years experience Pulmonology
Usually not: If found very early, it can be surgically removed. However, I am of the opinion that even if it's surgically removed, there are still cancer cells somewhere in the body. I am sure not all physicians subscribe to this belief, but that's my opinion.
Answered on Jun 8, 2017

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