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The Thoracic Cancer team at Stanford Cancer Center has deep experience in treating both early stage and complex cases of lung cancer. Our specialists will use state-of the-art diagnostics to rapidly assess your cancer. With new knowledge about the genetic makeup of tumor types, our team can provide a personalized treatment plan that matches your needs, and offers the lowest risk and greatest chance of cure.
At Stanford Thoracic Cancer Center, our lung, thymic, esophageal and chest wall cancer specialists use state-of the-art diagnostics to rapidly assess your cancer. With new knowledge about the genetic makeup of tumor types, our team provides a personalized treatment plan that matches your needs and condition. Our doctors offer procedures that require extensive experience and training, some of which are offered at only a handful of medical centers in the country.
A pre-cancerous condition characterized by changes in the cells lining the esophagus which raises the risk of developing adenocarcinoma of the esophagus. It is associated with long-term irritation from acid reflux, commonly in patients with a long history of heartburn.
What should you know about lung cancer? This infographic provides an overview of lung cancer and related statistics.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.