What you need to know
Side effects of lung cancer survivors include anxiety, depression, and long-term hearing loss.
Platinol AQ, a chemotherapy drug used to treat lung cancers, can cause heart toxicities and long-term hearing loss or neuropathy. Discuss any concerns or symptoms you may have with your doctor.
Take charge of your health as you recover by eating healthy, exercising, and reducing stress. Limit alcohol and avoid tobacco. Screenings such as mammograms and colonoscopies are essential to detect other cancers.