Lung Cancer pp 75-96 | Cite as

Radiation Therapy in Cancer of the Lung

  • Thomas O’Connor
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Technique in any discipline is the acting out of the thinking process. It does not exist isolated from the stream of the general care of a patient with lung cancer; it is not an end in itself. It is a means to an end, either the creation of conditions that will allow for a cure of the patient or the palliation of his symptoms if cure is precluded by the extent of his disease.


Lung Cancer Brain Metastasis Vocal Cord Small Cell Carcinoma Spinal Cord Compression 
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