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Why isn't Small cell carcinoma treated surgically while SCC in the lung is?
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I believe its because almost always at the time of diagnoses it has already metastasized so local resection would be of no benefit to these patients.
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ya plus its xtremely radiosensitive!! so prolly they dont feel the need to
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