The Lung Cancer Forum, supported by the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, is an initiative that brings medical experts together with the shared goal of furthering education, conversation and coordinated action around the topic of lung cancer.
Lung cancer is cancer that usually starts in the lining of the bronchi (the main airways of the lungs), but can also begin in other areas of the respiratory system, including the trachea, bronchioles, or alveoli.
The Center for Thoracic Cancers offers patients and families access to one of New England's most experienced programs for the care of lung, esophageal and other thoracic cancers.
The Clinic for Reproductive Health and Cancer at Massachusetts General Hospital provides guidance on fertility preservation for cancer patients to help protect their future reproductive options.
Lung Screening Program
Mass General Imaging screens high-risk patients for lung cancer at multiple locations using low-dose CT.
The Lung Thermal Ablation Program provides expertise in radiofrequency ablation (RFA), microwave ablation (MWA) and cryoablation. Eligible patients include those with lung metastases, as well as early-stage or recurrent lung cancer.
The Thoracic Radiation Oncology Program employs high-precision radiation therapy to treat patients with lung cancers and other cancers in the chest with the overarching goal of causing little or no side effects.
News & Publications
Our publication keeps health care professionals up to date on the latest research and clinical advances from Mass General.
News and notes from the largest hospital-based research program in the United States
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