Treatments

Currently Browsing:Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine

  • Cancer Program

    Designed to supplement the medical treatment of cancer patients by giving them tools to cope with the stress of their illness, make informed choices about treatment, and maintain hope.

Currently Browsing:Cancer Center

Currently Browsing:Imaging

  • Cancer Imaging & Intervention

    The Cancer Imaging & Intervention Program at Massachusetts General Hospital Imaging combines leading-edge technology and the expertise of specialty-trained radiologists to provide comprehensive cancer detection and monitoring, plus image-guided treatments for specific types of cancer.

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    Call to request an appointment 617-724-9729

Currently Browsing:Pediatrics

  • Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine

    The Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine at MassGeneral Hospital for Children is a well-established clinical, training and research program. The group provides multidisciplinary comprehensive consultation, diagnostic and management services for a wide array of pulmonary conditions.

    To schedule an appointment, please call: 617-726-8707

Currently Browsing:Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

  • Interventional Pulmonology Program

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Interventional Pulmonology Program is staffed by specialists who diagnose and treat complicated pulmonary diseases using state-of-the-art, minimally invasive therapies.

    Call us for more information: 617-643-7625

Currently Browsing:Radiation Oncology

  • Thoracic Program

    Specialists in the Department of Radiation Oncology's Thoracic Program treat patients with lung and esophageal cancers and other tumors of the chest using the latest radiation therapies.

Currently Browsing:Thoracic Surgery

  • Lung Radiofrequency Ablation Program

    The Lung Radiofrequency Ablation Program in Massachusetts General Hospital’s Division of Thoracic Surgery provides radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for patients with early-stage lung cancer who are deemed non-surgical candidates.

    Call to refer a patient or request an appointment: 617-726-6826

News

  • Shedding light on lung cancer screening - 11/20/2015, Mass General

    November is Lung Cancer Awareness Monthand Jo-Anne Shepard, MD, Director of MGH Thoracic Imaging and Intervention, would like to share important information about the only lung cancer screening test proven to decrease mortality from this devastating illness.

  • Mass General Imaging introduces CT lung-cancer screening - 8/11/2011, Clinical

    Research shows a clear benefit for CT lung-cancer screening among individuals who meet strict criteria. Patients and referrers should understand both the benefit and the potential for false positive results.

  • Genetic profiling - 3/9/2009, Mass General

    Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center opens molecular pathology lab to genetically profile all patient tumors

Test & Procedures

  • Lung Screening

    Massachusetts General Hospital Imaging screens high-risk patients for lung cancer under the care of dedicated thoracic radiologists using low-dose CT scans (LDCT).

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Patient Education

  • Maxwell V. Blum Cancer Resource Center

    The Maxwell V. Blum Cancer Resource Center is a program that offers a range of support resources around the Cancer Center. The center has an ongoing mission to make support services, as well as respite and community-building areas, more accessible to patients and families throughout the Cancer Center.

  • The PACT Program

    The Marjorie E. Korff PACT program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center provides psycho-educational support for parents who are patients.

Video

  • Cancer Breakthroughs

    Cancer Breakthroughs

    Research at Mass General leads to breakthroughs in cancer treatment and prevention.

  • Alice Shaw, MD, explains why patients with lung cancer can benefit from genetic testing

    Alice Shaw, MD, explains why patients with lung cancer can benefit from genetic testing

    Alice Shaw, MD, thoracic oncologist at the Mass General Cancer Center, says patients with lung cancer can benefit from genetic testing, particularly if they are young non-smokers. Learn more about personalized treatment for lung cancer and new "smart drugs" that target a tumor's specific genetic mutation to slow the cancer's growth, and in some cases, reduce it significantly.