Comprehensive treatment of lung cancer

By | October 10, 2011

Comprehensive treatment of lung cancer, the current operation is still the preferred method of treatment of cancer is the most effective part of early cancer treatment. However, surgery alone, even at the so-called "super-radical surgery", many patients ultimately died of recurrence and metastasis, even I of non-small cell lung cancer 5 years after surgical resection, about 30% died of distant metastasis and ( or) recurrence. Radiation therapy to control local disease can not be removed effective treatment, but can not solve the problem of tumor metastasis or recurrence; chemotherapy drugs through a variety of lung cancer patients directly or indirectly kill tumor cells in various parts of the body, but the tumor load higher local lesions, the treatment is less than radiotherapy; biological therapy in particular has a clear target for anti-gene product monoclonal antibody therapy in some tumors such as advanced breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer and malignant lymphoma, such as single use, in particular, chemotherapy combined with access to good effect, have a certain role in extending survival.
According to the above advantages and disadvantages of various treatments in the treatment of solid tumors, including lung cancer gradually formed during the comprehensive treatment concept. Comprehensive treatment of lung cancer, that under the physical condition of lung cancer patients, the pathological type of violations range (of disease) and the development tendency of a planned, rational application of various existing treatments to improve the efficacy and possible improve the quality of life of patients with lung cancer. Now includes a variety of tumors, including lung cancer treatment are already in the comprehensive treatment of the era, no single lung cancer treatment are not a substitute for comprehensive treatment of the model.
General Early (I, ) with surgical excision and postoperative adjuvant therapy is based on the specific circumstances of the case; period (including resectable) in an integrated treatment of the main; of chemotherapy and improving quality of life in the main, and according to the specific circumstances of some of the metastases to palliative radiotherapy or interventional therapy.
Comprehensive treatment of lung cancer, surgery, radiotherapy, interventional therapy, as the representative of the local hyperthermia treatment with chemotherapy, biological therapy, targeted therapy, gene therapy, Chinese medicine treatment of systemic treatment as the representative of how the organic combination of the lung cancer patients get the best treatment effect, is a highly complex issue, but also oncologists are currently a hot topic of ongoing research.

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