Decisions about treatment for lung cancer

Making treatment decisions

Get to know the people who will be in your medical team.

  • Lung cancer

    How lung cancer treatment is planned

    Your treatment and care will be planned by a group of experts who have specialist knowledge of lung cancer.

  • General information

    Talking to your healthcare team

    Talking to your healthcare team can make it easier to cope. If you find talking difficult, there are things you can do.

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    Getting a second opinion

    There are many reasons for wanting a second opinion about your treatment. Speak to your specialist or GP.

  • General information

    Finding out your treatment options

    There are different ways of finding out about the cancer and its treatment, and how these may affect you.

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    Aims and side effects of treatment

    Treatments can have different aims depending on your situation. Your healthcare team will explain the possible side effects of treatment.

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    Helping you decide about treatment

    Statistics can help explain how well a treatment might work or how likely a certain side effect is.

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    Making a decision

    It is important to remember that the decision you make is the right one for you at the time.