Your treatment depends on the type of lung cancer, where it is, it's size, whether it has spread, and your general health. A team of doctors and other professionals discuss the best treatment and care for you.
The type of treatment you have for small cell lung cancer, will depend on the stage of your cancer.
Find out about how your doctor decides which treatment you need, the types of treatment you might have, and treatment by stage.
The type of surgery you might have depends on where in the lung your cancer is, how big it is, and your general health.
Chemotherapy uses anti cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells. You might have it as part of your treatment for lung cancer.
Find out about planning and having radiotherapy for lung cancer and about the possible side effects.
Chemoradiotherapy means having chemotherapy and radiotherapy together. Find out about the treatment and side effects.
Find out how you have photodynamic therapy for lung cancer and how you’ll feel afterwards.
Find out how you have laser therapy for lung cancer and how you feel after treatment.
Find out how you have microwave ablation for lung cancer and how you feel after treatment.
Find out about radiofrequency ablation for lung cancer, how you have it, and how you’ll feel afterwards.
Find out how you have diathermy for lung cancer and how you’ll feel after treatment.
After treatment for lung cancer, you have regular appointments with your doctor or nurse. This is called follow up.