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Small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer are treated in different ways.
This section covers the treatments for non-small cell lung cancer. We also have a section on treatments for small cell lung cancer|.
Find out about the treatment you will have for non-small cell lung cancer which depends on the stage of the cancer
Find out about the possible types of surgery for lung cancer
Find out about what to expect if you have radiotherapy
Get information about the use of cancer growth inhibitors and monoclonal antibodies as a treatment for non-small cell lung cancer
Read about cryosurgery, diathermy and photodynamic therapy
Get information about clinical trials and research to improve treatments for lung cancer
Get information to help you make decisions about treatment if you have lung cancer
Learn about possible chemotherapy drugs and side effects
Find out about a treatment called CHART radiotherapy, which may be given to some people with a type of lung cancer called non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Find out how radiofrequency ablation is sometimes used to treat lung cancer
Find out about the treatment that might be available to help you control symptoms
Get information about the follow-up care you should expect to receive after treatment for lung cancer
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