NCCN Quick Guide™ | Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - Treatment Planning

2 of 2 NCCN QUICK GUIDE tm Lung Cancer, 2018 PAT-N-1025-1017 What health care is needed before treatment? All stages „„ A report of your health history and an exam of your body 29 „„ Blood tests to count blood cells and levels of chemicals 30 „„ Pictures of the insides of your chest and belly area with CT scans 30 „„ Removal of tissue samples to test for cancer 33 Stage I „„ PET/CT scan to see cell activity which might show cancer 30 „„ Brain MRI to look for tumors is an option for stage IB 31 „„ Bronchoscopy to look at your airways 32 „„ Lung function tests if surgery may be an option 33 Stage II „„ PET/CT scan to see cell activity which might show cancer 30 „„ Brain MRI to look for tumors 31 „„ Bronchoscopy to look at your airways 32 „„ Lung function tests if surgery may be an option 33 Stage III „„ PET/CT scan to see cell activity which might show cancer 30 „„ Brain MRI to look for tumors 31 „„ Bronchoscopy to look at your airways for stages IIIA and IIIB „„ Sometimes this test is used for stage IIIC 32 „„ Lung function tests if surgery may be an option 33 Stage IV „„ In some cases, PET/CT scan 30 „„ Brain MRI to look for tumors 31 „„ In some cases, bronchoscopy 32 „„ In some cases, lung function tests 33 „„ Testing of markers—EGFR, ALK, ROS1, BRAF—for adenocarcinomas, large cell, or another rare subtype „„ Testing may be done for squamous cell carcinomas 36 „„ Testing of marker—PD-L1—for all types of lung cancer 37 NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® Page Number Ü NCCN.org/patients - for Patients | NCCN.org - for Clinicians The NCCN QUICK GUIDE tm series and NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® are supported by charitable donations made to the NCCN Foundation ® . For more details and the full library of patient and caregiver resources, visit NCCN.org/patients. DONATE NOW NCCNFoundation.org/Donate

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