Advertisement

How do other illnesses affect non-small cell cancer?

Most illnesses do not affect non-small cell cancer, but treatments and the cancer itself can put you at risk for other conditions. For example, chemotherapy can cause anemia. Non-small cell cancer can also cause pleural effusion, or fluid buildup in the lungs.

Continue Learning about Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Treating Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Immunotherapy
Treating Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Immunotherapy
Immunotherapies are a category of cancer drugs that work by helping the body’s immune system identify and destroy cancer cells. Immunotherapy has been...
Read More
How does non-small cell lung cancer differ from small cell?
Univ. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family MedicineUniv. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family Medicine
Non-small cell lung cancer differs from small cell lung cancer in the type of cells affected and in ...
More Answers
How can I prepare for an appointment for non-small cell lung cancer?
Brian D. Mott, MDBrian D. Mott, MD
If you’re going to see a specialist to diagnose or treat your suspected lung cancer bring the follow...
More Answers
Differences Between Small Cell and Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Differences Between Small Cell and Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.