Lung cancer treatments
There are many different lung cancer treatments including traditional treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Over recent years, treatments for those living with late stage disease have advanced tremendously. These treatments include targeted therapies and immunotherapies.
Depending on what is happening with your lung cancer, treatments may focus on getting rid of it, reducing it or limiting its progress. Everyone’s lung cancer diagnosis is different and so everyone’s treatment is too. Although your lung cancer may appear to be the same as someone else’s, your treatment and care may be different. Your doctors will consider carefully the best options for you and talk them through with you.
Understanding your treatment options
Your lung cancer diagnosis and medical history are unique to you. This means your treatment will be too. Although your…Learn More
Surgery is usually suitable for people with early stage lung cancer, who are fit enough for an operation. However, advances…Learn More
Chemotherapy is a general term for the treatment of cancer using drugs. Patients with different types of lung cancer are…Learn More
Radiotherapy has been an effective treatment for lung cancer. It is the most common treatment for used for non-small cell…Learn More
Depending on the type of lung cancer you have, you may be able to have a targeted therapy to treat…Learn More
Immunotherapy is a relatively new type of lung cancer treatment. It is currently available to people with certain types of…Learn More
Clinical trials are an essential part of medical research. They are a way of finding out if new lung cancer…Learn More
Sometimes also known as alternative therapies, complementary therapies may help to control your symptoms and enhance your quality of life.…Learn More