Prof Dr Hale Çalgar, specialist in radiation oncology, Anadolu Medical Centre
Lung tumours are among the most frequently occurring neoplasms, the treatment of which requires simultaneous administration of several methods, radiotherapy being the one which is most commonly used either alone, or in combination. Surgery is the first choice in primary tumours (stage 1 and stage 2) and in more than 70% per cent of the cases the outcome is full healing. In case of comorbidity, however, the first choice for treatment radiotherapy is. It assists for increasing patient’s survivability when metastases are found in the lung or if there is primary tumour recurrence.