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What Are the Risks of Lung Surgery for Lung Cancer?

Surgery is a treatment option for some lung cancer patients, but not all. In this video, cardiothoracic surgeon Arnold Chung, MD, explains why surgery is relatively safe, but does include some risks, including infections like pneumonia.

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