Advertisement

What are the risks of surgery for non-small cell lung cancer?

The risks of surgery for non-small cell lung cancer include infection and excessive bleeding. After the surgery you may experience shortness of breath. Respiratory therapy can help your lung tissue to gradually expand, allowing you to get more oxygen.

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
Does non-small cell cancer affect children differently than adults?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Children generally do not get non-small cell cancer. Lung cancer generally appears between the ages ...
More Answers
Is non-small cell cancer serious?
Brian D. Mott, MDBrian D. Mott, MD
Lung cancer is a deadly disease. In fact it is the leading cause of cancer deaths for both men and w...
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.