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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hello Sir
Doctor :   good afternoon
User :   I am doing a research work on NSCLC...
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
Doctor :   ok
User :   can you help me with this ?
Doctor :   could specify whats NSCLC
User :   Non Small Cell Lungs Cancer
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what would u like us to know about NSCLC
User :   i want to know the treatment guidelines for lungs cancer followed by the physicians...
Doctor :   what would u like to know about NSCLC now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   but i am not a patient....
Doctor :   i understand
User :   i am doing a research on the treatment procedure
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it is treated with chemotheraphy
User :   is it the first line of treatment ?
Doctor :   approximately 80% of all patients with lung cancer are considered for chemotherapy at some point durin
Doctor :   Only 30-35% of patients with NSCLC present with sufficiently localized disease will have surgry
Doctor :   but relaspe
User :   you mean to say...after chemotherapy, surgery is done, if needed...
Doctor :   first surgery
User :   surgery then chemotherapy, right ?
Doctor :   yes
User :   but surgery depends on the stage of the diease
Doctor :   it depends on the satge of the disease
Doctor :   and patients general condition
Doctor :   there is not preset protocol
Doctor :   the combination of both will work well
User :   ok
User :   radiotherapy follows chemotherapy or surgery ?
Doctor :   In the treatment of stage I and stage II NSCLC, radiation therapy alone is considered only when surgical resection is not possible because of limited pulmonary reserve or the presence of comorbid conditions
User :   ok....
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   yes sir
User :   do you have any idea about NSCLC treatment ?
Doctor :   no
User :   is the same way done as you told me now in all countries worldwide
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   We have a long queue of patients waiting for the medical advise please log in a little later for other queries.
User :   thank you very much....
Doctor :   ur welcome
User :   it was a great pleasure chatting with you
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye
Doctor :   Hi
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