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Surgery for SCLC

Surgery is generally not an option for SCLC but in select cases when the cancer is found early and is contained, it may be possible. Over the last few years, some experts suggest that surgery be considered more often for SCLC.

Learn about the role of surgery in SCLC

Koletsis et al. 2009. The role of surgery in small cell lung carcinoma Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 4/30.