There is more hope than ever for lung cancer
patients thanks to numerous improvements in diagnosis
and treatment, including several surgical advances.
As one of the leading thoracic programs in the
nation, our surgeons are experienced in video
assisted thoracic surgery as well as surgery performed
through muscle sparing thoracotomy incisions,
both of which generally offer less pain and earlier
recovery periods for our patients.
A Team Approach
By partnering with your oncologist as well as
radiation oncologists, nurses and your entire
health care team, we can create the treatment
program that best serves your needs.
Complex cases are discussed every week with a
group of leading specialists in the field, enabling
patients to receive the best possible multidisciplinary
Treatment Designed for You
Treatment could involve any number of procedures,
- complex resections such as sleeve resections
and segmentectomies, in which we have broad
- neoadjuvant therapies
- stents for the treatment of advanced stages
of lung cancer
These procedures may be combined pre or post-operatively
with chemotherapy and/or radiation depending on
Our goal is to cure as well as to maintain the
quality of life of our patients. With that in
mind, our surgeons will work closely with your
physicians to tailor a treatment program designed
specifically for you.