By Foster Lasley, MD, as told to Kara Mayer Robinson
If your lung cancer can’t be treated with surgery, it doesn’t mean there’s nothing you can do.
You may still have treatment options like radiation therapy and chemotherapy. Nonsurgical treatments can lead to good outcomes and they’re commonly used around the world today.
What’s Inoperable Lung Cancer?
Inoperable lung cancer is simply a tumor that surgery can’t treat, which could be because your cancer is in a difficult spot to reach, it’s spread outside your lungs, or you have other serious health conditions.
For example, if your lungs aren’t healthy enough in general, or…