Type of Surgery
Lung cancer surgery is commonly recommended for patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Procedures call for excising a portion of the lung, though the area and size of the tissue removed depends on the progression of cancer. Surgeons may remove either a lobe, a functional segment, or an entire lung.
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From The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
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