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On average, how long does it take a patient to recover from lung cancer?
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Dr. Savas Mavridis
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: 4-6 weeks
From lung cancer surgery 4-6 weeks.
You may need more time if you need further treatment with chemotherapy and or radiation treatment.

In brief: 4-6 weeks
From lung cancer surgery 4-6 weeks.
You may need more time if you need further treatment with chemotherapy and or radiation treatment.
Dr. Savas Mavridis
Dr. Savas Mavridis
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Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: After surgery...
For lung resection done minimally invasively, we ask you not to lift anything greater than 20lbs for 1 month, if done with thoracotomy, then 2 months.
Don't drive if still taking narcotics. Be active, don't be a couch potato.

In brief: After surgery...
For lung resection done minimally invasively, we ask you not to lift anything greater than 20lbs for 1 month, if done with thoracotomy, then 2 months.
Don't drive if still taking narcotics. Be active, don't be a couch potato.
Dr. David Cooke
Dr. David Cooke
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