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Removal of an entire lung is a pneumonectomy. One common reason for this procedure would be lung cancer. There are many different types of treatment for non-small cell lung cancer. Treatment depends on the stage of the cancer.
Surgery is the often the treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer that has not spread beyond nearby lymph nodes. The surgeon may remove: