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Living With Lung Cancer - Lung Cancer Chemotherapy

This page contains links to eMedTV Lung Cancer Articles containing information on subjects from Living With Lung Cancer to Lung Cancer Chemotherapy. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Living With Lung Cancer
    This eMedTV resource discusses the challenges inherent in living with lung cancer and provides information about places to seek support. It also discusses the areas this encompasses, such as medical treatment and emotional and psychological support.
  • Lobar Torsion With Lobectomy
    As this eMedTV page explains, lobar torsion with lobectomy is when part of the remaining lung twists around inside your chest (in some cases, twisting so much that it cuts off its own blood supply). This page covers the treatment for this condition.
  • Lobectomy
    A lobectomy is a surgery in which a lobe of the lung is removed because there is a cancerous tumor in it. This eMedTV segment explains the anatomy of the lungs, what happens during surgery, and possible complications of a lobectomy.
  • Lobectomy Alternatives
    Lobectomy alternatives include lung cancer chemotherapy and lung cancer radiation therapy. This eMedTV resource discusses these options in detail and explains how the effectiveness of lobectomy alternatives depends on the type of lung tumor you have.
  • Lobectomy and the Operating Room
    In this eMedTV segment, you will read about heart monitors, sterile instruments, and other equipment you can expect to see in the operating room when it's time for your lobectomy. This page offers an overview of lobectomy and the operating room.
  • Lobectomy Complications
    Possible lobectomy complications range from minor infections to complete lung collapse. This selection from the eMedTV archives discusses several lobectomy complications, including information on the groups of people who are most at risk.
  • Lobectomy Expectations
    Lobectomy expectations will vary from case to case, depending on the type and location of the tumor. This eMedTV page covers what you can expect with lobectomy, including information on recovery, prognosis, and the effects of lobectomy on the heart.
  • Lobectomy for Lung Cancer
    As this eMedTV segment explains, lobectomy is one of the surgeries that can be used in the treatment of lung cancer. This article gives a brief overview of this procedure and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Lobectomy Recovery
    Lobectomy recovery involves close monitoring and plenty of rest while your lung heals. As this eMedTV Web page explains, most patients spend 5 to 7 days in the hospital after their surgery. This page describes the recovery process in detail.
  • Lobectomy Risks
    As with any procedure, a lobectomy is not without risks. This eMedTV Web article takes a quick look at some of the possible complications of this lung operation and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Lung Cancer
    Lung cancer is a disease in which uncontrolled abnormal cell growth begins in the lungs. This eMedTV article offers an overview of lung cancer, including information about causes, types, and symptoms of the disease.
  • Lung Cancer and Hodgkin's
    As this eMedTV article explains, lung cancer and Hodgkin's disease are often linked. Data on lung cancer and Hodgkin's disease indicate that people with Hodgkin's who receive chemotherapy or radiotherapy are at high risk of developing lung cancer.
  • Lung Cancer Causes
    Think you know what causes lung cancer? You may not know the complete story! This eMedTV resource lists the things that can lead to lung cancer that have nothing to do with tobacco use, with a link to a full-length article on this topic.
  • Lung Cancer Chemotherapy
    One of the common treatments for lung cancer, chemotherapy uses drugs to halt the growth of the cancer. This eMedTV article explains this standard treatment for lung cancer and includes information about possible side effects of chemotherapy.
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