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Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Lung cancer requires expert care.
Our oncologists are here to help.

A lung cancer diagnosis is life-changing. At Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), we’re here to help you and your loved ones make a more informed treatment decision. We encourage you to explore this area to learn more about the disease, what lies ahead and your treatment options.

Hear inspiring patient stories. Learn how our doctors create a personalized treatment plan for your diagnosis and needs. And if you have any questions along the way, please don’t hesitate to contact our team of cancer experts. We’re here to help you make sense of it all.

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Top lung cancer questions answered

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Is genomic testing an option for me? Should I get a second opinion? How common is lung cancer in women? Whether it involves treatment options or what you should ask your doctor, we have the answers to common questions about lung cancer.

Our lung cancer results

See how satisfied our lung cancer patients are with their treatment and care team at CTCA.

*Mean score based on a 0-100 scale

96.1

overall hospital rating

97.1

Likelihood of recom- mending services

92.9

coordination of care among doctors / caregivers

Rapid lung-nodule diagnoses

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When tests find a suspicious spot on your lung, a quick diagnosis is essential to your peace of mind, and future care. Our cancer experts understand that time is of the essence.

Learn about our four-day lung diagnostic program at our Illinois and Oklahoma hospitals.

Learn About Lung Cancer

Lung cancer occurs when abnormal cells grow out of control in one or both lungs. This disease is the second most common non-skin cancer in both men and women in the United States, affecting about 1 in 13 men and 1 in 16 women. There are two main types of lung cancer: small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. Symptoms include bloody coughs, breathing difficulties, loss of appetite, fatigue and recurring infections.

Learn more about lung cancer


Lung Cancer Advanced Treatments

Each lung cancer patient’s care plan is tailored to that patient’s individual needs. We are committed to helping you understand the complexities of the disease and the array of treatment options available to you, so you can make informed decisions about your care. Our hospitals’ highly focused lung cancer centers offer a wide range of treatments, including immunotherapy, advanced genomic testing and new options that may be available through clinical trials.

Learn more about lung cancer treatments

Lung Cancer Diagnostic Evaluations

The first step in developing an appropriate lung cancer treatment plan is diagnosing the disease’s type and stage. Our pathologists and lung cancer experts use a wide range of imaging and laboratory tests to evaluate lung cancer and design a treatment plan that is tailored to each patient’s needs and goals. These diagnostic tools may include imaging scans, laboratory tests and/or other techniques, with results returned as quickly as possible.

Learn more about lung cancer diagnostic evaluations

Lung Cancer Supportive Care Services

Lung cancer patients often experience treatment-related side effects, including fatigue, appetite loss, pain, nausea or neuropathy. To help you manage these side effects and maintain your strength and stamina throughout treatment, your care team may include various integrative care experts, such as a registered dietitian, naturopathic provider, physical therapist, chiropractor, mind-body therapist and/or spiritual counselor. The goal is to help you avoid delays in treatment and support your quality of life.

Learn more about lung cancer supportive care services

Interventional pulmonology at CTCA

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Learn about the top 3 benefits of interventional pulmonology for lung cancer patients.

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Our hospital accreditations

Our hospitals are fully accredited by a number of renowned health care organizations.