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How likely is survival from lung cancer?

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Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
4 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on stage

Lower stage non-small cell lung cancer (nsclc) has better survival based on stage appropriate therapy than later stage tumors.
The standard of care therapy for stage i and ii nsclc is surgery. For stage iiia chemoradiation followed by surgery or chemoradiation alone and stage iiib and IV chemotherapy +/- radiation.

In brief: Depends on stage

Lower stage non-small cell lung cancer (nsclc) has better survival based on stage appropriate therapy than later stage tumors.
The standard of care therapy for stage i and ii nsclc is surgery. For stage iiia chemoradiation followed by surgery or chemoradiation alone and stage iiib and IV chemotherapy +/- radiation.
Dr. David Cooke
Dr. David Cooke
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Dr. Eric Goodman
Radiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on stage

The survival depends on size of tumor, presence of lymph nodes and distant disease at the time of diagnosis.
Stage 1 disease can have 5 yr survival rates between 80-90%. Advanced disease, stage 3 and 4 have poor 5 yr survival rates.

In brief: Depends on stage

The survival depends on size of tumor, presence of lymph nodes and distant disease at the time of diagnosis.
Stage 1 disease can have 5 yr survival rates between 80-90%. Advanced disease, stage 3 and 4 have poor 5 yr survival rates.
Dr. Eric Goodman
Dr. Eric Goodman
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