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Forum Name: Lung Cancer

Question: pacemaker/defibulator and lung cancer


 cowboy - Mon Dec 31, 2007 4:34 am

can you treat lung cancer on a person with a pacemaker/defibulator? and what is it ?
 Theresa Jones, RN - Wed Jan 09, 2008 10:24 am

User avatar Hi cowboy,
A pacermaker/defibrillator is a device used in people experiencing heart failure. This device assists in regulating the heart rate and rhythm. It is not used in regards to lung cancer. I hope this answers your question. Best wishes.
Sincerely,
Theresa Jones, RN

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