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Lung and Thoracic Cancer Treatments

You have access to an advanced complement of technologies and treatment options for lung and thoracic cancers including the resources of PinnacleHealth Cancer Center.

This variety of treatment options, including the state-of-the-art CyberKnife assures you can receive the most appropriate and effective care available without traveling far from home.

Your treatment may include a combination of these options:

Surgical

Your surgical treatment is planned and performed by our highly skilled and experienced surgeons using the most advanced technology available. Many surgeries employ the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System and use thoracoscopic (minimally invasive) techniques for precise results, faster healing and improved compliance with chemotherapy.

Outpatient (no overnight stay) procedures are performed at PinnacleHealth’s Community, Harrisburg and Cumberland campuses.

Surgeries requiring overnight hospital recovery time are performed at the Community and Harrisburg campuses where we offer specialized care for cancer patients.

Surgical treatments may include:
  • Lung resection (segmental or wedge)
  • Lobectomy
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Minimally invasive lung surgery
  • Radiosurgery
  • Stenting (tracheal or esophageal)
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Esophageal resection
  • Tracheal resection

Radiation

You’ll have access to the most advanced radiation treatment tools in Central PA at the Medical Sciences Pavilion on PinnacleHealth’s Community Campus. Your treatments are carefully planned by our highly skilled radiation oncologists and physicists and delivered using premium technology in a nurturing center dedicated to your care.

Learn More: Radiation Oncolocgy

Chemotherapy/Hormonal therapy (medical oncology)

Your treatment and care is managed by our highly experienced medical oncologists who develop medical treatments targeted to your unique needs and delivered in a comfortable, healing center at the Medical Sciences Pavilion.

Learn More:  Medical Oncology Treatments/Chemotherapy