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I'm worried because my father is suffering from lung cancer, after 6 cycle of chemotherapy, doctor suggest to radio therapy, why, what do you suggest?

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Dr. Craig Carter
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Local control

Treatment of lung cancer is designed to treat both local and distant disease.
Chemotherapy is good for distant treatment, where radiation is best for local control. If operable, surgery is the best option for cure depending on the cancer type.

In brief: Local control

Treatment of lung cancer is designed to treat both local and distant disease.
Chemotherapy is good for distant treatment, where radiation is best for local control. If operable, surgery is the best option for cure depending on the cancer type.
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