Every person who comes to Memorial Sloan-Kettering for lung cancer treatment receives personalized care from a team of specialists focused exclusively on cancers arising in the chest, including both non-small cell and small cell lung cancers. Our multidisciplinary team ensures that you are treated with the combination of therapies that most effectively treats your disease and gives you the best chance of success.
In our recently updated guide to non-small cell lung cancer, you can learn how our experts have advanced personalized medicine for patients. We are among the few centers in the world to perform genetic testing of tumors for all patients with non-small cell lung cancer, which helps optimize results by indicating which targeted chemotherapy is likely to be most effective. We are also one of the most experienced centers in the United States in lung cancer surgery, performing more than 500 lung cancer operations per year with the most-advanced surgical approaches.
Explore our updated guide to small cell lung cancer to learn how our physicians diagnose and stage this type of cancer to determine the most effective treatment approach, which could include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery.
Within each guide, you can browse our clinical trials available to people with various types and stages of lung cancer, and learn about the support services you can take advantage of during and after treatment.