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Lung Cancer

Lung cancer

01/08/2007

Question:

My friend has lung cancer. Can it be cured?

Answer:

This question has been forwarded by Children's Health:

The chance of lung cancer being cured depends on the stage of the cancer.  Lung cancer is staged from stage 1 to 4.  With surgery, stage 1 and 2 lung cancers have a good chance of being cured. 

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Response by:

Sandra L Starnes, MD Sandra L Starnes, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati