U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 45-year-old member asked:

What would be the rational to treating a lung cancer patient with both radiation and chemotherapy for treatment?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 58 years experience
Cell type: There are different cell types, locations, activities of the cancer that may respond to one or both modalities sequentially.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Sep 1, 2016

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.