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Is there an age at which lung cancer is no longer curable?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: It's not age that is
The barrier, it is ability to endure treatment and willingnes to undergo the trials and tribulation it offers.
Older folks need to neither be forced nor denied treatment based on age alone.

In brief: It's not age that is
The barrier, it is ability to endure treatment and willingnes to undergo the trials and tribulation it offers.
Older folks need to neither be forced nor denied treatment based on age alone.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not Age STAGE
Depends on stage not age of the person.
Consult your board certified thoracic surgeon or medical oncologist for advise.

In brief: Not Age STAGE
Depends on stage not age of the person.
Consult your board certified thoracic surgeon or medical oncologist for advise.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: No
There are stage specific approaches to treat a patient with lung cancer.
For patients in good health and with stage i to iiia lung cancer, the expected goal of therapy is cure regardless of age.

In brief: No
There are stage specific approaches to treat a patient with lung cancer.
For patients in good health and with stage i to iiia lung cancer, the expected goal of therapy is cure regardless of age.
Dr. David Cooke
Dr. David Cooke
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