Dr. John Howington is one of a few surgeons in the country able to remove a portion of the lung without cutting large muscles or spreading open the ribs.
The multispecialty team provides each patient with a personalized care plan to create the path for the most successful outcome, including recommendations for advanced diagnostics, consideration of minimally invasive options and participation in promising clinical trials, and complete follow-up care that includes dietary counseling and rehabilitation.
Treatment for lung cancer depends on a number of factors, including the type of lung cancer (non-small cell or small cell lung cancer), the stage of the disease and the general health of the patient. Many different treatment combinations are used to treat lung cancer. These may include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, stereotactic radiosurgery or photodynamic therapy. Your team will work with you to determine which is best for you
NorthShore University HealthSystem's (NorthShore) team of medical oncologists manages and oversees each patient’s care from diagnosis through treatment, coordinating with other specialists as needed.
NorthShore offers a full range of surgical options and expertise for patients diagnosed with esophageal cancer. Led by nationally recognized surgeons, NorthShore offers a wide range of options including minimally invasive and robotic surgery for many patients.
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