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How effective is radiation therapy for treating lung cancer?

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Dr. Craig Carter
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Depends

Radiation is one method of treating lung cancer, and is effective if the lesion is small, and peripherally located.
Once the lesion is treated, a scar will remain. This needs to be followed, since complete clearance can only be determined by surgical resection.

In brief: Depends

Radiation is one method of treating lung cancer, and is effective if the lesion is small, and peripherally located.
Once the lesion is treated, a scar will remain. This needs to be followed, since complete clearance can only be determined by surgical resection.
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