WHY CHOOSE US
Comprehensive, Customized Treatment for Lung Cancers of All Stages & Types
At NewYork-Presbyterian we treat all types and stages of lung cancer using a multi-disciplinary approach. From prevention and early detection to assessment of patients at high risk, genetic testing and the latest, most promising treatments for advanced disease, our teams collaborate to provide the services you need. We are home to two of the nation's leading cancer centers – the National Cancer Institute-designated Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine Meyer Cancer Center in partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian, and offer comprehensive cancer services at our hospitals in Westchester, Hudson Valley, Brooklyn and Queens.
Nationally-Recognized Innovators & Leaders in Lung Cancer Treatment
Our nationally renowned medical oncologists, thoracic surgeons, radiation oncologists, pathologists, oncology nurses, and respiratory therapists work together to provide you with a comprehensive, personalized treatment plan. They meet regularly to discuss your case ensuring you receive the most effective lung cancer therapies. Our nutritionists, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, and palliative care experts will help you address the effects of lung cancer and its treatment on your physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
OUR APPROACH TO CARE
Advanced Lung Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment
We treat all types and stages of lung cancer, including non-small cell carcinomas (such as adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma), small cell lung cancer, and mediastinal and pleural tumors including thymoma and mesothelioma. Your treatment may include a combination of chemotherapy, targeted therapies, surgery, radiation therapy, and immunotherapy.
Before creating your treatment plan, we get to know you and learn about your cancer's type, stage and location. We look at your tumor's genetic make-up and other factors that will influence the choice of treatment.
With two major academic medical centers, we participate in clinical trials for all types of lung cancer. These studies offer you access to investigational therapies that show promise for fighting your cancer. Scientists in our laboratories are also scrutinizing scrutinize the intricacies of lung cancer development and progression, helping to identify which novel therapies might offer better outcomes for our patients.
Lung Cancer News & Stories
Lung Cancer News & Stories
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center is designated a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute, an honor reserved for only 51 cancer programs in the nation.