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Treatment for advanced cancer

Deciding about treatment can be difficult. Treatment can help to reduce symptoms, make you feel better and sometimes can help you to live longer. Find out about the different types of treatment you might have, when you might have them and about possible side effects.

Making decisions about advanced cancer treatment

Read about making treatment decisions when you have advanced cancer.

Chemotherapy for advanced cancer

Find out about chemotherapy for advanced lung cancer, including how you have it and the drugs that might be used.

Biological therapy for advanced cancer

Find out about having biological therapy for advanced lung cancer and the drugs used.

Radiotherapy for advanced cancer

Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill lung cancer cells.

Treatments to help you breathe

Some treatments can clear cancer cells from the airways or lung to help you breathe more easily.

Last reviewed: 
31 Mar 2014

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