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Lung cancer: diagnosis and management

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Last updated:27th Mar 2019
Status: Current
Lung cancer: diagnosis and management


This guideline covers diagnosing and managing non-small-cell and small-cell lung cancer. It aims to improve outcomes for patients by ensuring that the most effective tests and treatments are used, and that people have access to suitable palliative care and follow-up.

- A table of NHS England interim treatment regimens gives possible alternative treatment options for use during the COVID-19 pandemic to reduce infection risk. This may affect decisions for patients with lung cancer. See the COVID-19 rapid guideline: delivery of systemic anticancer treatments for more details.


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