Metastatic Lung Cancer treatments
Metastatic Lung Cancer

Treatments could include:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Bronchoscopy with Biopsy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Lobectomy
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Segmental lobectomy of lung
  • Fine needle aspiration biopsy using imaging guidance
  • Total lobectomy of lung (procedure)
  • Thoracoscopic partial lobectomy of lung (procedure)
  • Removal of Mediastinal Lymph Node
  • Bronchoscopy with Transbronchial Lung Biopsy
  • Open Biopsy of Lung
  • Needle Biopsy of Lung
  • Pneumonectomy With Tracheobronchoplasty
  • Pleural Fluid Analysis
  • Cytology Laboratory Test
  • Thoracentesis
  • Brachytherapy
  • Wedge Resection
  • Partial Removal of Lung
  • Excimer Laser Therapy
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Surgical Removal of Tumor
  • Intravenous Chemotherapy
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  • Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment that uses concentrated radiation beams to kill cancer cells. The most common type of radiation therapy is external beam radiation. This type involves a machine that directs high-energy beams of radiation at ...
  • Brochoscopy is a simple medical procedure. It is used to see inside the lungs. Bronchoscopy can be combined with a procedure to collect pieces of lung tissue. This is called a transbronchial lung biopsy. A lung biopsy allows a doctor to test for m...
  • A bronchoscopy is a test that allows doctors to examine your airways. An instrument called a bronchoscope is threaded through your nose and down your throat to reach your lungs. The bronchoscope has a light source and a viewing device. The broncho...
  • A lobectomy is the surgical removal of a lobe of an organ. It most often refers to the removal of a section of a lung.
  • A lung needle biopsy is used to gather a piece of lung tissue for testing and examination. It is often used to diagnose an irregular area of tissue in or around the lungs. The technique is also called percutaneous needle aspiration.
  • Pleural fluid analysis is also known as thoracentesis. It is a procedure used to drain excess fluid from the space outside of the lungs and inside of the chest cavity. Normally, this area contains about 20 ml of clear to yellow-colored fluid (...
  • Between the lungs and the chest wall there is a small space called the "pleural space." This space typically contains approximately four teaspoons of fluid. Certain conditions, including tumors, pneumonia, heart failure, or lung illnesses, can cau...
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