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Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer

According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), an estimated 150,000 people die from lung cancer each year, more than all deaths from breast, colon and prostate cancers combined. As reflected in these national statistics, lung cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed and treated at Doylestown Health's Cancer Institute, and the patient population has increased by 50 percent in recent years.

Despite these statistics, lung cancer survival rates are improving due to enhanced technology, innovative treatment options and new therapeutic approaches. Doylestown Health's Cancer Institute is committed to offering the community the very latest in diagnostic and screening technology, including low-dose CT scans and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS). Read on to learn how the multidisciplinary lung cancer team at Doylestown Health's Cancer Institute is leading the region in the early detection and comprehensive treatment of this complex disease.

  • Team

    Doylestown Health's multidisciplinary team of cancer specialists work collaboratively to diagnose, treat and improve outcomes for patients with lung cancer.

  • Screening & Diagnosis

    Doylestown Health's Cancer Institute offers people at risk for lung cancer convenient access to the latest imaging techniques to detect and diagnose lung cancer.

  • Treatment Options

    Doylestown Health's Cancer Institute provides state-of-the-art treatment and follow up care for all forms of lung cancer to anyone seeking comprehensive care close to home.

  • Risk Factors

    Doylestown Health's Cancer Institute's surgeons and pulmonologists have extensive experience in treating patients who may be at risk for lung cancer.

  • Symptoms

    Doylestown Health's cancer specialists are available for consultation to you or anyone in your family who experiences the symptoms of lung cancer.

  • Support & Survivorship

    Doylestown Health's Cancer Institute is at the forefront of community-based hospitals for diagnosing, treating and improving survivorship for lung cancer patients.

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