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

5 NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® : Lung Cancer – Non-Small Cell, 2018 Lung Cancer Contents 6 How to use this book 7 Part 1 Lung cancer basics Explains what lung cancer is. 12 Part 2 Assessing lung nodules Discusses care for when a small lung mass is found by chance. 21 Part 3 Cancer staging Defines the groups of lung cancer used for treatment planning. 28 Part 4 Treatment planning Describes how doctors plan your treatment. 40 Part 5 Overview of cancer treatments Describes the treatments used to cure or control lung cancer. 59 Part 6 Treatment guide: Non- metastatic cancer Presents treatment options for lung cancer that has not spread to distant sites . 82 Part 7 Treatment guide: Metastatic cancer Presents treatment options for lung cancer that has spread to distant sites. 92 Part 8 Making treatment decisions Offers tips for choosing the best treatment 100 Glossary Dictionary Acronyms 110 NCCN Panel Members 111 NCCN Member Institutions 112 Index

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