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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Program

    The Minimally Invasive Surgery Program in Mass General’s Division of Thoracic Surgery offers minimally invasive surgery for many thoracic conditions affecting the lung, thymus (mediastinum) and esophagus.

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  • Lung Thermal Ablation Program

    The Lung Thermal Ablation Program in Massachusetts General Hospital’s Division of Thoracic Surgery 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.

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  • Lung Cancer Program

    The Lung Cancer Program in Mass General's Division of Thoracic Surgery provides comprehensive and innovative treatment for lung cancer.

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  • Journey of a lifetime - 11/10/2017, Mass General

    Andy Lindsay, 61, had been an avid mountaineering hiker, biker, skier and climber for more than 40 years. In the summer of 2013 – after experiencing acute shortness of breath during one of his outdoor athletic adventures – he knew something wasn’t right. Several tests and doctor visits later, Lindsay was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.

  • 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.


  • 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.

  • Are you or someone you love eligible for lung screening?

    Lung Screening Eligibility

    Patients who meet specific criteria are eligible for an annual low-dose CT scan (LDCT) to screen for lung cancer. If lung cancer can be detected at earlier stages, it has the best chance of being cured.

  • Find out the risks and benefits and what to expect at a lung screening exam.

    Lung Screening: What to Expect

    The major benefit of screening is that lung cancer can be cured if it’s found before symptoms occur. Find out what happens before, during and after a lung screening exam.

  • Find out how early detection changed Bob's life

    Screening Leads to Early Detection for Lung Cancer

    As a former smoker, Bob McDonald knew that he might be at risk for lung cancer. But even after he was screened, he was still surprised by the results. Find out how early detection changed his life.