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Can lumps of bladder cancer that have spread to my lungs be removed with surgery?

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Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: It depends

Depends on the number of lumps or metastasis.
A limited number may be removed surgically. Often with minimally invasive means called video assisted thoracic surgery or vats.

In brief: It depends

Depends on the number of lumps or metastasis.
A limited number may be removed surgically. Often with minimally invasive means called video assisted thoracic surgery or vats.
Dr. David Cooke
Dr. David Cooke
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In brief: No

From a surgical perspective, they can be removed.
However, in reality this is not an option as the cancer has spread to the lynmph nodes outside of the pelvis. At this point, surgery is no longer an option but rather chemotherapy is the mainstay of treatment to help kill and treat the cancer.

In brief: No

From a surgical perspective, they can be removed.
However, in reality this is not an option as the cancer has spread to the lynmph nodes outside of the pelvis. At this point, surgery is no longer an option but rather chemotherapy is the mainstay of treatment to help kill and treat the cancer.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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