Thoracic Oncology Clinical Services
Lung cancer is a complicated disease that requires many combined modalities
for treatment, such as surgery, chemotherapy, radiation oncology, immunotherapy
and interventional radiology. Within the past five years many new treatment
options have been discovered and researched that provide better outcomes
and survival benefits for lung cancer patients. The Thoracic Oncology
NCCN guidelines when planning treatment.
To remain on the leading edge of treatment, the Thoracic Oncology Program
holds weekly conferences attended by 45 medical professionals.
The Thoracic Oncology Program at St Joseph Hospital has been on a continuous
journey to advance and broaden our molecular testing processes for our
lung cancer patients. The program stays up to date with the most recent
and available guidelines for biomarker testing. Our program utilizes the
latest techniques in tissue acquisition and through our multidisciplinary
team, makes the best recommendations for treatment.