The evidence-based treatment plan your doctors choose is based on a number of factors: type of cancer, grade and stage of the cancer, your overall health, and your treatment preferences.
Surgery is the cornerstone of therapy for early-stage lung cancers. There are several surgical techniques - including da Vinci® Robot-Assisted Thoracic Surgery - that may be utilized to treat and cure lung cancer. A thoracic surgeon will evaluate the appropriateness of surgery and the most effective methodology based on an individual’s tumor location, baseline lung function, and comorbidities.
Chemotherapy for lung cancer involves the use of medications to shrink or kill cancerous cells.
The board-certified medical oncologists, nurses, and technicians at Connecticut Oncology Group provide the most effective, advanced care with warm, personal attention and support for patients and their families. Your medical oncology team will work closely with your other providers and help provide access to clinical trials.
Radiation oncology is the highly-controlled use of radiation to cure or treat symptoms your cancer.
Learn more about radiation therapy options at Middlesex