Lung Cancer Program
Swedish Thoracic Surgery / First Hill
The Swedish Cancer Institute is home to Washington State's leading lung-cancer treatment program, caring for more people faced with this diagnosis than any other place in the state. Swedish provides patients with access to the latest diagnostic, treatment and clinical-research options as well as complementary therapies to enhance quality-of-life during treatment.
Lung Cancer Screening
About Lung Cancer and Treatment Options
Lung Cancer Podcasts and Videos
Surgeries & Procedures
Chest wall resection
Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy (superDimension)
Endobronchial ultrasonography (EBUS)
Lung resection (lobectomy, pneumonectomy)
Mediastinoscopy (lymph node biopsy)
Robotic surgery (daVinci)
Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)
Coughing up blood (hemoptysis)
Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis)
Fluid on lungs
Spots on Xray or CT
Non-small cell cancer (NSCLC)
Small cell lung cancer (SCLC)
Introduction to Lung Cancer Surgery - Diagnosis and Staging
In the video below, Thoracic Surgeion, Dr. Jed Gorden provides an introduction to the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer.
Introduction to Lung Cancer Surgery - Treatment
In the video below, Thoracic Surgeon, Dr. Eric Vallières, provides an introduction to lung cancer surgery and treatment.