Lung Cancer Care
At St. Vincent Lung Cancer Center, you'll find a dedicated team of specialists who will guide you through diagnosis, treatment and recovery. Physicians from several disciplines work together to provide timely and accurate lung cancer care.
We follow a patient care model that focuses on personalized, compassionate and holistic care. Through this model, we'll work to give you:
- Early lung cancer detection and intervention
- Coordinated multispecialty care
- Lifelong follow-up care through St. Vincent cancer registry
- Information about ongoing clinical trials and new treatment options
- Quality lung cancer care close to home
Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center
The American College of Radiology (ACR) recognizes St. Vincent as a designated Lung Cancer Screening Center. This ACR designation is a voluntary program that identifies facilities committed to practicing safe, effective diagnostic care for individuals at the highest risk of lung cancer.
Early detection improves lung cancer survival rates. St. Vincent offers low-dose CT lung cancer screening for those at higher risk. Low-dose CT lung cancer screening is a safe and effective way to detect lung cancer earlier when it's easier to treat. You'll need a referral from your healthcare provider to qualify for this screening.
Information for Patients
If you've been referred to St. Vincent Lung Cancer Center or Lung Nodule Clinic, you'll find helpful information here.
Your doctor may refer you to St. Vincent Lung Nodule Clinic for diagnostic testing if you have symptoms of lung cancer or your doctor suspects lung cancer. Diagnostic tests and screenings available at the Lung Nodule Clinic include:
Before you come to the Lung Nodule Clinic, you may want to talk to your doctor about any questions and concerns you have about the tests.
Lung Cancer Treatment
If you're diagnosed with lung cancer, your care team at St. Vincent will include several specialists, including pulmonologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologists and thoracic surgeons. Learn more about the care provided by these specialty departments:
You may have a lot of questions about the treatment process. Your physician will discuss your concerns and what to expect through your treatment.