We're improving our website. See the new version of this page.

Life after treatment for lung cancer

After treatment for lung cancer you will have regular check-ups.

Back to Treating lung cancer


Surgery is usually only possible for people with small cell lung cancer when the cancer is found very early and is limited.


Chemotherapy is the main treatment for small cell lung cancer. It is also used to treat non-small cell lung cancer.


Radiotherapy can be used on its own or along with chemotherapy to treat lung cancer