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How long can you Live after treatment for small cell lung cancer

By Anonymous August 29, 2017 - 7:10pm
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Survival rates for this kind of cancer depends on what stage the cancer was in when treatment occurred. The lower the stage, the better the chances are. The 5 year survival rate for someone with Stage 1 small cell lung cancer is about 30%. For higher stages, the rate gets lower. However, many live much longer - these percentages are estimates.

August 30, 2017 - 5:55am
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