Tests and Treatments

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.

Cancer Surgery

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.

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Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy uses drugs to destroy cancer cells or to slow down their growth.

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Lung Cancer Screening & Staging

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.

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Radiation Therapy

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.

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Esophageal Surgeries

Benign

Malignant

Lung Surgeries

Benign

Malignant

Wellness Resources

    • Cancer Health Library

      Cancer Health Library

      With information on everything from nutrition to genetics, a wealth of information awaits patients, survivors and their families here.

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    • Take a Vacation from Cancer

      Take a Vacation from Cancer

      From time to time, you may benefit from taking a respite from your cancer diagnosis, even if you can't leave your illness completely behind.

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    • Nutrition and Cancer Quiz

      Nutrition and Cancer Quiz

      What effect does diet have on your risk for cancer? Find out by taking this quiz, based in part on information from the American Cancer Society.

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Related Services

    • CyberKnife

      CyberKnife Center

      The precision of the CyberKnife treatments reduce patients' radiation therapy sessions from as many as 40 to 5 or less.

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    • Diagnostic Imaging

      Diagnostic Imaging

      Our imaging procedures use advanced imaging technology subject to stringent regulatory standards.

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    • Surgery

      Surgery

      Meridian Health’s surgical teams of anesthesiologists, registered nurses and board certified, fellowship-trained surgeons work in state-of-the-art operating rooms.

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