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Treatment options for small cell lung cancer (SCLC)

SCLC treatment typically consists of chemotherapy and radiation, usually given at the same time. Rarely is surgery an option. 

Overviews of SCLC treatment options

How is SCLC treated? (American Cancer Society)

Small cell lung cancer: Treatment option overview (National Cancer Institute)

 

SCLC treatment options by stage

Treatment choices by stage for small cell lung cancer (American Cancer Society)

Limited-stage small cell lung cancer treatment (National Cancer Institute)

Extensive-stage small cell lung cancer treatment (National Cancer Institute)

 

Treatment of relapsed and recurrent SCLC

Recurrent small cell lung cancer treatment (National Cancer Institute)

Recurrent small cell lung cancer (Texas Oncology)

 

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Tests and procedures to identify treatment options

Staging SCLC