Meet Thoracic Surgeon David Finley
David Finley, Co-Director of the Complex Airway Program, explains how he lays out a treatment plan with his patients, and determines which type of surgery fits best in the context of their lifestyle.
Runtime: 02:00 minutes Published: 07/05/2012 - 9:54 AM
CT Screening of People at Very High Risk for Lung Cancer
Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Peter Bach, an epidemiologist and a pulmonary and critical care physician, discusses new findings that CT screening of high-risk people may detect lung cancer earlier and improve the effectiveness of treatment.
Runtime: 03:00 minutes Published: 05/21/2012 - 12:10 PM
Meet Thoracic Surgeon Manjit Bains
Thoracic surgeon Manjit Bains talks about how he and other internationally recognized cancer experts work together to treat patients and help them return to their everyday activities.
Runtime: 02:00 minutes Published: 04/20/2012 - 3:40 PM
Meet Thoracic Surgeon Valerie Rusch
Chief of the Thoracic Service Valerie Rusch – one of the first women to be board certified in this subspecialty – discusses the multidisciplinary care plan that is developed for each patient by a specialized team of physicians at Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Runtime: 03:00 minutes Published: 04/20/2012 - 3:32 PM
Meet Thoracic Surgeon James Huang
Thoracic surgeon James Huang discusses how minimally invasive, video-assisted, and robotic surgical techniques improve the treatment of patients with lung, esophageal, and thyroid cancers.
Runtime: 02:00 minutes Published: 04/20/2012 - 3:00 PM
Research Reveals What Drives Lung Cancer's Spread
A new study by researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center reveals the genetic underpinnings of what causes lung cancer to quickly metastasize, or spread, to the brain and the bone - the two most prominent sites of lung cancer relapse. The study will be published online in the journal Cell on July 2.
Runtime: 3:00 minutes Published: 07/02/2009 - 12:00 AM
IGRT: Precise and Powerful Radiation Therapy
Radiation oncologist Josh Yamada talks about a technique called IGRT that delivers high doses of radiation precisely along the contours of a tumor.
Runtime: 3:00 minutes Published: 06/24/2009 - 12:00 AM
My Survivor Story: Linda Freedman
Linda Horowitz Freedman says the strength of her family was vital to getting through her husband’s diagnosis and treatment for lung cancer.
Runtime: 10:00 minutes Published: 06/10/2008 - 12:00 AM