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Fox Chase Cancer Center at Temple University Hospital

Lung Cancer Program

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Specialists in the Lung Cancer Program at Temple provide advanced care for lung cancer, from detection to treatment through recovery and survivorship.

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in both men and women. Catching lung cancer early means more treatment options and a better chance of successful treatment.

In addition to lung cancer treatment, Temple offers a comprehensive lung cancer screening program to help detect lung cancer early.

Conditions Treated

  • Lung metastases

  • Non-small cell lung cancer

  • Small cell lung cancer

Treatment Options

If you've been diagnosed with lung cancer, you know there's no routine cancer. We understand that you may have worries about how cancer and treatment will affect your life — your family, your job, even your finances. We’re here with support and treatment focused on you and your needs.

That’s why you can count on a personalized treatment plan that combines our specialized experience with the latest technology and advanced treatments.

Along with a team of cancer specialists dedicated to lung disease, you have access to state-of-the-art imaging, minimally invasive surgeries and innovative nonsurgical treatments on your side.

And as part of an academic medical center, our program also gives you access to cutting-edge clinical trials. You have the comprehensive care you need, close to home.

Treatment options include:

A Team of Cancer Specialists Focused on You

When you choose our Lung Cancer Program, you're choosing the combined expertise and resources of two of Philadelphia’s leading healthcare providers, Temple Health and Fox Chase Cancer Center. Fox Chase Cancer Center is one of only 49 U.S. hospitals designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute, and Temple University Hospital is one of the region's top academic medical centers.

For us, fighting lung cancer is a team effort. Our program includes some of the region's top lung cancer specialists — medical oncologists, radiologists, thoracic surgeons, pulmonologists and more — who collaborate with one goal: to provide the most comprehensive and effective treatment for you and your cancer.

And every step of the way you can also count on the support and resources you need to deal with the emotional and physical issues that can come with cancer and treatment.

Find a doctor near you, schedule an appointment, or call 800-TEMPLE-MED (800-836-7536).

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Clinical Trials for Cancer Care

You may benefit from participating in a clinical trial (research study) by having access to new cancer treatments and options not otherwise available.

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