Lung Cancer

by: Lexi Butcher

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People who can contract lung cancer.

  • Smokers
  • It can be inherited
  • Non-Smokers
  • More men than women contract it

How it's treated.

Surgery
  • for early stages of lung cancer.
Radiotherapy
  • uses high energy rays to treat the cancer.
Chemotherapy
  • uses anti-cancer drugs to treat lung cancer.
  • full course can take up to 4 months.

Lung Cancer Survival Rate.

The survival rate for localized lung cancer is 54 percent. When the cancer spreads to other organs, the survival rate is only 4 percent.
Treating lung cancer