6. Did you know some patients with inoperable lung cancer can be treated with chemotherapy followed by surgery?
January 11, 2005 at 9:54 PM EST - Updated July 26 at 11:25 PM
Patients with advanced lung cancers are now being given chemotherapy in hopes of reducing the size of the cancer. Some of these patients, who were initially thought to be inoperable, can then be treated with potentially curative surgery.