If you or a loved one has received a lung cancer diagnosis, the time before starting treatment or getting a second opinion can be long and frustrating.
At Silver Cross Hospital, a team of experienced lung cancer specialists come together at a weekly Multidisciplinary Lung Cancer Conference. They team up to evaluate and provide a personalized care plan so you can begin treatment within the shortest time possible. After a single visit, you leave with peace of mind and a plan in hand to consider.
Lung Cancer Conference Details
You can talk with a lung cancer specialist via phone who gathers the medical information to share at the Multidisciplinary Lung Cancer Conference to be reviewed by a group of community and UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center specialists including:
- Interventional Radiologists
- Medical Oncologists
- Radiation Oncologists
- Thoracic Surgeons
- Review your case including any related pathology and imaging reports available.
- Develop a consensus recommendation.
- Discuss next steps.
- Present the suggested individualized treatment plan to you and your primary care physician for consideration.
Since time is of the essence when treating lung cancer, all the specialists involved in the Lung Cancer Conference donate their time and expertise to assist patients in receiving a personalized treatment plan option.
Comprehensive Lung Care Close to Home
You have convenient access to the latest specialized lung cancer therapies and procedures to enhance your overall quality of life at Silver Cross Hospital, including groundbreaking clinical trials.