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Conditions We Treat

At the Division of Thoracic Surgery, our nationally recognized, board-certified thoracic surgeons use some of the most advanced technology available in thoracic medicine—including state-of-the-art diagnostic procedures and tailored treatment options–to provide patients with exceptional medical care.

The division offers specialized diagnosis and treatment for a variety of thoracic conditions and diseases, including:

Our thoracic surgeons are also highly skilled in all forms of minimally invasive procedures, such as:

Our emphasis on minimally invasive technology has resulted in earlier diagnosis, more accurate cancer staging, reduced pain and improved outcomes for patients.

Lung Cancer Treatment Program

The lung cancer treatment program brings together experts from thoracic surgery, medical and radiation oncology, pulmonary, pathology and radiology to provide advanced screening and early intervention for high-risk individuals. This multidisciplinary team reviews each newly diagnosed lung cancer case and works together to evaluate and determine cancer treatment options. Clinical research options include the newest approaches to early- and late-stage disease presentation.

The program currently offers support services for patients and their families, including:

  • Close-monitoring nutritional guidance
  • Education services
  • Symptom management
  • Cancer treatment support groups
  • Quality of life coping strategies
  • Integrative medicine (used to supplement standard medical treatment)

New Therapies for Lung Cancer

We'll fight your lung cancer with the best treatment for you, which may include surgery or our leading-edge CyberKnife® radiosurgery system. Learn how our multidisciplinary treatment team can assist you in fighting lung cancer.