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Thoracic (Lung Cancer) Oncology

Lung Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis

If you have symptoms that suggest the possibility of lung cancer, it is completely normal to feel nervous or scared, not to mention uncomfortable from the symptoms themselves. The best way to manage your fears is to see your doctor and get a diagnosis. Do not put this off. 

New patients may request an appointment online to learn about your lung cancer treatment and diagnosis options

Early Lung Cancer Diagnosis Means Better Outcomes 

The earlier we diagnose your lung cancer, the better your chances of survival and recovery. The lung cancer specialists at our Comprehensive Cancer Center are experienced in using the most advanced tools to diagnose your condition, and then put an effective treatment plan in place for you. Our thoracic oncology clinic is multidisciplinary, which means you will see different types of cancer doctors, who specialize in surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. After you meet with each of them, the doctors will confer on the best treatment plan for you.

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Lung Cancer Treatment Options 

Lung cancer treatment depends on the specific type of disease you have, and how advanced it is. Your team at the Cancer Center will work together to design a treatment plan that is most effective for your disease, and most appropriate for you and your family.

Most lung cancer treatment plans include some combination of:

Many patients who are not responding to lung cancer treatment may be candidates for our precision medicine program.

Quick Reference

Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Toll-Free 888-716-WAKE

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Last Updated: 09-12-2016
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