Thoracic Oncology Program
Contact our Thoracic Oncology Navigator for more information.
The Thoracic Oncology Program provides the most advanced diagnostic procedures and treatments available today. Our skilled staff will work closely to provide individualized support and education to you and your family. The multidisciplinary team meets weekly to discuss patient cases in detail and develop an individualized treatment plan.
Thoracic oncology refers to malignancies of the chest, such as lung cancer, cancer of the esophagus, mesothelioma, thymoma and others.
Five year survival rates for lung cancer at Alexian Brothers Health System exceed American Cancer Society's national statistics.
SECOND OPINION PROGRAM
If you have been diagnosed with lung or other thoracic cancers, we encourage you to consider having one of our highly trained Alexian Brothers Health System physicians meet with you to provide a second opinion regarding tests, diagnosis, and treatment options.
Call 847-952-7205 to speak with our Thoracic Oncology Navigator, who can assist you in scheduling an appointment at Alexian Brothers or St Alexius Medical Centers. We are committed to arranging a second opinion appointment within a few days of your call.
THORACIC ONCOLOGY NAVIGATOR
You and your family will have the opportunity to work with a Thoracic Oncology Navigator who will provide support and guidance in coordinating your care with physicians.
To find out more information about patient navigation at the Cancer Institute at Alexian Brothers Health System, please click here.
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