Monday, February 13, 2012

Radiation may not help to prolong life of lung cancer patients

Researchers have found that the radiation therapy after surgery of lung cancer may not help in prolonging the life of patients of lung cancer.

Researchers have worked on more than 1300 older cancer patients of lung in which 710 patients received radiation therapy. They have found that the radiation is less likely to increase the life of patients.

According to researchers, the physicians must not always use radiation to stop recurrence of lung cancer.

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