Could you tell me what are my chances of surviving lung cancer with treatment?

Overall poor, but. As physicians we track, or read from studies that have tracked, survival from large numbers of patients with each type of cancer. So we could tell you the average survival after a diagnosis of lung cancer, which isn't very good. However there are several types of lung cancer and they can be caught at different stages, which each affect outcome. Individual prediction requires a lot more data.
Variable. Small lesion peripheral in lung cell type squamous can be very high survival! small cell, large central lesion, poor prognosis and every possible variation between.

Related Questions

Could you tell me what happens during lung cancer treatment?

Depends. Found early stage, diagnose and surgical removal. Found later, radiation, chemotherapy and possibly surgery depending on cell type, location, staging, etc. Read more...

Can you tell me abute treatment lung cancer?

Depends. Lung cancer treatment is based on the stage at presentation. Treatments include surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or supportive care only. The more advanced the stage, the more limited the treatments. Read more...

Can you tell me about the best small cell lung cancer treatment nowadays?

See below. Treatment of small cell lung cancer depends on the stage. If it is limited stage the treatments involve chemotherapy along with radiation and if it is extensive stage then chemotherapy is the main stay of treatment (though in some situations palliative radiation can be considered). Read more...

Can you tell me about a good natural treatment for lung cancer?

Adjunt only. Holistic treatments like exercise, massage, mental work, good nutrition, and comfort measures can be very valuable. Don't expect any of these, or any herbal or 'magic' treatment, to affect the course of the disease itself. Read more...

Can you tell me if their is any treatment for non small cell lung cancer?

Several. Curative tx for nsclc is surgical. Stage 1-surgical resection 70%5yr survival stage 2- surgical resection 30-35% 5 yr survival stage3 chemo/rtx/surgical combo approx.1- 3-% 5 yr surv. Stage 4 chemo/radiotx 0-.5%5yr surv. Read more...

Can you survive with no treatment for small cell lung cancer that has moved to the brain my mom has 10 tumors?

Usually not. This sounds like a difficult situation. Few patients with lung cancer that has spread to the brain will be long term survivors. Radiotherapy to the brain can be effective for small cell lung cancer, but the disease usually progresses elsewhere. Read more...
So sorry. The prognosis is not good, but your doctors can certainly treat her symptoms, control pain, nausea, general symptoms, and palliative treatment can improve her quality of life. Talk to your oncologist regarding lifespan issues, and get some advice. Read more...
... Prolonged survival is possible, but on average life expectancy is about one year. I am very sorry to have to give you the bad news. Read more...

Mum diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. Mass in upper right airway caused major blockage. Iressa (gefitinib) treatment opens up airway. Any chances of recovery?

Targeted therapy. Newer targeted therapy agents can be quite beneficial for some patients with lung cancer. This is especially true in female never smokers who may have selected mutations that can be easily targeted with these drugs. However, unfortunately stage IV lung cancer is not curable. Read more...
No cure but... ... It's likely you and your mother have gained several good months to share with one another. Until recently, we had nothing like iressa; these targeted therapies are remarkable. Read more...
It depends... ...On one's perception of "recovery" is. If the expectation from treatment is palliative or symptomatic relief, then she will recover. Breathing is an issue and so long as she breathes, that is a welcome progress. On the other hand, there is no "cure" for stage IV lung cancer. But, everyday she breathes well is a good day. Let us think positive especially when the negative is overwhelming. Read more...