NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

65 NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® : Lung Cancer – Non-Small Cell, 2018 too. Screening tests for other cancers are also very important. Healthy lifestyle The last recommendation is to start or keep a healthy lifestyle. There is proof that healthy behaviors can improve your treatment results. Limiting your use of alcohol, protecting yourself from the sun, and being at a healthy weight are important. Healthy eating includes eating a balanced diet, eating the right amount of food, and drinking enough fluids. However, you may have special food needs during and after treatment. A nutritionist—an expert in creating a healthy diet—can help. Many patients benefit from some exercise. Exercise tones muscles, lowers stress, and improves health. Exercise programs differ between people based on their needs. Talk with your treatment team about which exercises would be best for you. Being hooked on nicotine is one of the hardest addictions to stop. The stress of lung cancer may make it harder or easier to quit. Quitting is important since smoking can limit how well cancer treatment works. Talk with your treatment team about ways to quit. 6 Non-metastatic cancer One primary tumor – Stage I