Thoracic Oncology Surgery
Thoracic surgical oncology is a division of general thoracic surgery that provides state-of-the-art care and palliative treatment for patients with cancer of the following:
A multidisciplinary approach is taken in providing treatment to patients. Advances in technology have made diagnosis more accurate; therefore, tailoring treatment or a combination of treatments for patients is an increasingly common practice. Therapies may include:
- Minimally invasive surgical techniques
- Thoracic surgery
- Pulmonary medicine
- Radiation therapy
- Drug therapy, often used in conjunction with other treatments.
Bringing specialists together in a collaborative approach to treatment achieves the best possible outcome for thoracic cancer patients.