NCCN Quick Guide™ | Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - Treatment for non-metastatic cancers

NCCN Quick Guide™ | Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - Treatment for non-metastatic cancers

1 of 2 NCCN QUICK GUIDE tm Lung Cancer, 2018 This NCCNQUICK GUIDE tm sheet summarizes key points from the complete NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® : Lung Cancer . T hese guidelines explain which tests and treatments are recommended by experts in cancer. To view and download the guidelines, visit NCC N.or g/ patients or, to order printed copies, visit Amazon.com What are non-metastatic cancers? Stages I, II, and III are non-metastatic cancers. They have not spread to distant sites. 60 What is a primary tumor? A primary tumor is the first mass of cancer cells. A person can have more than one primary tumor. Treatment options partly depend on if there is one or more primary tumors. 60 One primary tumor What are the treatment options for stage I? „„ Surgery to remove the lung tumor and some lymph nodes „„ Afterward, you may receive more treatment if not all the cancer was removed 62 „„ Radiation therapy „„ For stage IB, chemotherapy may follow if cancer may still be in your body „„ Start survivorship plan if no signs of cancer after treatment 64 What are the treatment options for stage II? No growth of tumor into other tissues (No invasion) „„ Surgery to remove the lung tumor and lymph nodes „„ Afterward, chemotherapy if chances are low that cancer remains. If high, surgery with or without chemotherapy or only chemoradiation. 67 „„ Radiation therapy „„ Chemotherapy may follow if cancer may still be in your body „„ Chemoradiation alone NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® Page Number Ü NCCN GUIDELINES FOR PATIENTS ® NCCN QUICK GUIDE tm Lung Cancer Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment for non-metastatic cancers 2018

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