Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Overview and More

High-energy radiation from X-rays, gamma rays, neutrons, protons, and other sources to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. For NSCLC, radiation can be used in four ways: adjuvant therapy (treatment of cancer cells remaining after surgery), neoadjuvant therapy (shrinkage of the tumor before surgery), palliative therapy (pain reduction in incurable cancers) or curative treatment. (as an alternative to surgery).

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