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Is there a cure for non-small cell cancer?

Non-small cell cancer can be cured if it is found early enough. Unfortunately, many people will suffer a recurrence, meaning that the cancer will eventually come back. Usually recurrences happen within two years of the cancer being "cured". For this reason, careful monitoring is recommended for five years to catch any recurrences early on.

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