Lung Cancer Center
MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper is South Jersey’s premier facility for lung cancer detection and diagnosis. Patients can confidently rely on MD Anderson at Cooper for the most technologically advanced diagnostic procedures available. This is essential because a careful evaluation is critical in determining whether a malignancy is actually present and its stage of development.
The pulmonary specialists at MD Anderson at Cooper use advanced diagnostic tools to detect abnormalities in the lung. If lung cancer is diagnosed, treatment is based on the specific type of cancer (i.e., small cell versus non-small cell) and how advanced the disease is when detected.
Determining the Optimal Treatment for Lung Cancer
The Lung Cancer Center takes a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. In other words, every patient has an entire team of lung cancer specialists at work on his or her case. Among these specialists are outstanding: thoracic surgeons, radiation oncologists, pulmonologists, medical oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, oncological nurses, technicians, social workers and numerous other support staff as needed.
Through close collaboration with MD Anderson physicians and with the generous support of the National Cancer Institute, these experts are able to provide the most up-to-date treatment options available. These often include access to significant clinical trials.
As an additional help to patients, the Lung Cancer Center has a skilled nurse coordinator to facilitate treatment. This outstanding professional answers questions and helps patients gain access to a wide variety of important support services.
The physicians, nurses, and staff associated with the Lung Cancer Center understand the tremendous emotional burden this disease places on patients and their families. So, in addition to providing the most advanced care possible, these medical professionals treat every individual with the utmost dignity and respect.
This commitment to compassionate, top quality treatment has made MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper the leader in state-of-the-art lung cancer care for the people of South Jersey.
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