Small-Cell Lung Cancer (cont.)
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Small-Cell Lung Cancer Treatment
The most effective treatment for small-cell lung cancer is chemotherapy (using medications to kill cancer cells), either alone or in combination with radiation therapy (using high-dose X-rays or other high-energy rays to kill cancer cells).
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/25/2014
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