Signs and symptoms of lung cancer can include shortness of breath, chest pain and coughing or spitting up blood. You may have a number of tests to detect and diagnose lung cancer, including x-rays and scans, a lung function test and a biopsy of the affected area.
Treatment lung cancer and mesothelioma may involve surgery to remove a tumour, radiotherapy and thermal ablation to destroy cancer cells, and chemotherapy or other targeted drug or immunotherapies.
You and your loved ones will face both physical and psychological challenges while you are undergoing treatment for cancer. Ramsay Cancer Care provides a holistic and integrated service, to ensure that your needs are met at every step of your treatment and recovery.
During and after your treatment for a lung cancer, you may like to access support for: