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It means that it won't get better, it will only get worse. You either have to get a lung transplant, or die. NO! Lung transplant is NOT a treatment for lung cancer. "Terminal" means "causing, ending in, or approaching death" according to the American Heritage Dictionary. To have terminal lung cancer means that the cancer will not go into long-term remission - remission is when the cancer "goes to sleep." It will continue to grow and reside within the host's body until it eventually takes their life. It is extremely important, though, to keep hope alive within this person so that they don't succumb to their illness before they are absolutely required to pass. There are things that can be done to extend their life, but very unfortunately, terminal cancer of any kind means that it will end in death. I am so sorry. ...My mother died of this not too long ago, so you can always message me if you're going through it and need someone to talk to.

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