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Lung Cancer and Chest Tumor Services

Specialists at Rush care for patients with all types of lung cancer and chest tumors, including mesothelioma, small cell lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer and thymoma.

Patients can receive care at The Coleman Foundation Comprehensive Chest Tumor Clinic, where specialists including pulmonologists, oncologists and surgeons work together to develop a treatment plan tailored to each patient. The team also includes psychosocial oncologists to provide emotional support and a dedicated nurse to coordinate appointments, procedures and tests.

At Rush, doctors use minimally invasive methods like video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) to diagnose and treat cancer, offering a high degree of accuracy while reducing patient discomfort.

Lung cancer and its treatments may affect your breathing, ability to talk and swallow, and endurance. Rush offers both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation to help you recover and restore function.