For Healthcare Professionals: Lung Cancer

At Memorial Sloan Kettering we offer the latest innovations in lung cancer detection and therapy, including genetic testing of tumors and clinical trials of new therapies and drug combinations.

Our thoracic surgery team performs more lung cancer surgeries than any other medical center in the New York metropolitan area ─ more than 500 each year ─ ranking it among the highest-volume centers in the nation. Whenever possible, we use minimally invasive approaches, including robotic and video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS), which are associated with faster recovery times than traditional open surgeries.

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Screening Guidelines

Memorial Sloan Kettering screening guidelines for select patients involves low-dose helical CT of the chest at specific intervals.

Lung Cancer Screening Decision Tool

Our lung cancer screening decision tool can help you understand the likelihood that screening will help you by calculating the chance you will develop lung cancer, and how likely it is that screening will prevent that from happening.

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The Memorial Sloan Kettering approach to diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer in patient-friendly language

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