Targeted (biological) therapies

Targeted therapies may be used to treat non-small cell lung cancer. They work by targeting only the cancer cells.

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Making treatment decisions

Your doctors may tell you there are different options for your treatment. It can be difficult to make a decision, but information and support will help.

Surgery

There are three types of operation used to treat non-small cell lung cancer.

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy can be used to treat non-small cell lung cancer. It disrupts the growth of cancer cells.

Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy can be used to treat or ease symptoms of non-small cell lung cancer.

Clinical trials

Many people are offered a trial as part of treatment. Find out more to help you decide if a trial is right for you.