If bowel cancer has spread to the lungs
Your healthcare team will refer you to the lung (thoracic) team. You may choose to have one or more of the following treatments, depending on where else the cancer is in your body. Treatment options include:
Chemotherapy uses drugs to kill cancer cells. Your healthcare team may offer you chemotherapy to shrink the cancer and relieve any symptoms. You may have one chemotherapy drug or a combination of two or three drugs.
If your cancer comes back after treatment, you may be able to have chemotherapy again. This is called ‘second line’ chemotherapy.
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