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Living with lung cancer? Are most people terminal by the time they are diagnosed?
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Can be cured
If caught early, lung cancer can be effectively treated and patients can enjoy many additional cancer-free years.

In brief: Can be cured
If caught early, lung cancer can be effectively treated and patients can enjoy many additional cancer-free years.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. William A Biermann
Internal Medicine - Oncology
In brief: Sometimes
Many patients are diagnosed at advanced stage, which is rarely associated with cure.
Early stage lung cancer is frequently cured with surgery. Hopefully, as screening becomes part of normal practice for smokers we will find more early lung cancers.

In brief: Sometimes
Many patients are diagnosed at advanced stage, which is rarely associated with cure.
Early stage lung cancer is frequently cured with surgery. Hopefully, as screening becomes part of normal practice for smokers we will find more early lung cancers.
Dr. William A Biermann
Dr. William A Biermann
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