The treatment and management of lung cancer will depend on a number of factors, like the type of cancer, the stage, and your overall health. If you meet certain criteria, your treatment team may recommend tumor genotyping. This involves taking a sample of the tumor to look for genetic changes in the cancer cells. Certain genetic changes can be treated with new targeted therapy.
Treatment may involve the following:Lifestyle changesChemotherapyRadiation therapySurgeryMedicationsOther treatments
- Reviewer: Igor Puzanov, MD
- Review Date: 09/2012 -
- Update Date: 09/28/2012 -