Adding radiation treatments to inoperable lung cancer increases survival by up to one year

Patients with unresectable, or inoperable, lung cancer are often given a dismal prognosis, with low rates of survival beyond a few years. Researchers exploring combination therapies have recently discovered improved survival rates by up to one year when patients treated with a newly formulated chemotherapy regimen are also given radiation therapy. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)