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How long does chemotherapy for stage 2 lung cancer last?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Adjuvant Chemo

Stage ii is mostly n-1 +, but now includes t-size > 5cm. The facts are more for n-1+.
12 weeks (4 cycles). The supporting trials and chemotherapy are all canadian or european. A recent european trial used the chemotherapy before. I would not advise this without a long discussion with your oncologist about benefit/risk.

In brief: Adjuvant Chemo

Stage ii is mostly n-1 +, but now includes t-size > 5cm. The facts are more for n-1+.
12 weeks (4 cycles). The supporting trials and chemotherapy are all canadian or european. A recent european trial used the chemotherapy before. I would not advise this without a long discussion with your oncologist about benefit/risk.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Raja Mudad
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: Four cycles

Depending on the type of chemotherapy used, if after surgery, it is four cycles, so about 3.
5 to 4 months.

In brief: Four cycles

Depending on the type of chemotherapy used, if after surgery, it is four cycles, so about 3.
5 to 4 months.
Dr. Raja Mudad
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: 3-4 months

Standard chemotherapy for stage 2 lung cancer (non-small cell type) is given over 3-4 months depending on the type of regimen used by your oncologist.
This will typically involve 4 cycles of chemotherapy given over this period.

In brief: 3-4 months

Standard chemotherapy for stage 2 lung cancer (non-small cell type) is given over 3-4 months depending on the type of regimen used by your oncologist.
This will typically involve 4 cycles of chemotherapy given over this period.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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