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Vinorelbine (Navelbine®) is a type of chemotherapy medication approved to treat non-small cell lung cancer in adults. Specifically, it is approved for the first-line treatment of unresectable advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Unresectable lung cancer is cancer that cannot be removed completely with surgery. First-line treatment is treatment that is used initially, before other treatments have been tried.
 
There are also some unapproved indications (uses) for vinorelbine. For example, healthcare providers sometimes prescribe it to treat:
   
(For more details, click What Is Vinorelbine Used For?. This Web selection takes a closer look at approved and unapproved uses for this medication, and explains how the drug works.)
 
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