Non-small Cell Lung Cancer treatments
Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

Treatments could include:

  • Radiation and chemotherapy are treatments for cancer. Side effects include easy bruising, mouth lesions, and infections.
  • Lip cancers are growths of abnormal cells that develop on the lips. They are the most common type of oral cancers.
  • Neutropenia occurs when a type of white blood cell called neutrophils that protects your body from infections is low. It can cause symptoms like gum inflammation and mouth sores.
  • 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 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.
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.
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