Most lung metastases don’t require local treatments because they don’t cause major symptoms. Systemic therapies such as chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, and/or targeted treatments are much more common choices to manage the cancer. However, there are cases when your doctor might recommend local treatments, such as surgery or radiation therapy.
On the following pages, you can read about these local lung metastasis treatments:
- Surgery for Lung Metastasis
- Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Lung Metastasis
- Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) for Lung Metastasis
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