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    Thoracic and Lung Cancer Cancer
    Diagnosis and Treatment Options

    Diagnostic tests help identify the stage of one's lung or thoracic disease. At CPMC we have a variety of diagnostic testing options available. With the right information physicians can help you make the right decisions about your health care.

    • CT/PET

    • Bronchoscopy

    • Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy

    • CT Guided FNA

    • Lung Cancer Screening CT

    • Mediastinoscopy

    • EBUS FNA

    • EUS

    • Video-assisted thoracoscopy

    Surgical Options for Treating Thoracic or Lung Cancers

    Surgery for Lung Cancer

    • Minimally invasive muscle-sparing thoracotomy

    • Video-assisted thoracoscopy surgery (VATS)

    • Open and thoracoscopic VATS procedures

    • Lobectomy

    • Wedge resection

    • Segmentectomy

    • Sleeve resection

    • Pneumonectomy

    • Management of malignant effusions

    • Other pleural disorders
    Esophageal Surgery for Esophageal Cancer
    Chemotherapy
    • Adjuvant

    • Neo-adjuvant

    • Radiosensitizing

    • Curative intent

    • Palliative
    Radiation Oncology
    • IMRT

    • Stereotactic radiotherapy & stereotactic radiosurgery

    • Brachytherapy
    Radiofrequency Ablation