Lung cancer: Delayed chemotherapy after surgery may still be
Lung cancer is by far the most common cause of death from cancer worldwide, accounting for almost 1 in 5 cancer deaths (1.59 million out of 8.2 million in 2012).

In the United States, the chances of developing lung cancer over a lifetime are about 1 in 14 for men and around 1 in 17 for women. The chances are much higher for people who smoke and lower for people who do not.

While the prognosis, or outlook, for patients diagnosed with lung cancer is usually poor, if the disease is diagnosed in the early stages, there is a higher chance of a cure....