Thoracic surgeon Robert Downey describes the diagnosis and treatment of a rare glomus tumor situated at the tracheal bifurcation in a male marathon runner.
Medical oncologist Paul Paik discusses the Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung Mutation Analysis Program (SQ-MAP) and various open clinical trials.
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.