The following tests and treatments are some of the most common offered. However, our specialists offer many other advanced tests and treatments for a wide range of medical problems.
The Meridian Thoracic Surgery Program provides treatment for a wide range of malignant and non-malignant conditions affecting the lung, esophagus, thymus, mediastinum, chest wall, and diaphragm. Our dedicated team of physicians is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for each of our patients.
Chemotherapy uses drugs to destroy cancer cells or to slow down their growth.
Lung cancer screening helps doctors find lung cancer in its early stages, when it is most treatable. The American Lung Association recommends screening with low-dose spiral computed tomography (CT) for some people who have a high risk of lung cancer. However, most people do not need lung cancer screening.
Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment that targets tumors with radiation to kill them or keep them from growing. In some cases, doctors also use radiation therapy to reduce pain and improve quality of life for cancer patients.