Lung and thoracic cancer team
Lung cancer is the most common
form of cancer worldwide, and Kentucky leads the nation in lung cancer
incidence and mortality. The UK Markey Cancer Center is working to reduce the
burden of this disease through world-class care and compassion for people and
families affected by it.
Markey’s Multidisciplinary Lung
Cancer Program includes multiple oncology specialists who have a broad range of
expertise in all aspects of lung cancer. Conditions treated include small cell
lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer, mesothelioma, thymoma, esophageal
cancer, bronchial carcinoid and other thoracic cancers. Surgery, radiation and
chemotherapy treatments are state-of-the-art, supplemented by national research
studies as well as treatments with promising new drug regimens.
The UK Lung Cancer Screening
Program is available for patients who might be at risk for lung cancer,
including smokers and former smokers. Learn more about the
Lung and thoracic cancer care at the UK Markey Cancer Center
Request an appointment online or call 859-257-4488 or toll free 866-340-4488.
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