Lung Cancer Care in Minneapolis - St. Paul

Lung cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the United States among both men and women. Thanks to clinical research, much progress has been made in detecting and treating lung cancer. Scientific advancements, along with less use of tobacco products, are allowing lung cancer patients to be diagnosed earlier and survive longer than ever before. Learn more about what to expect and the lung cancer treatments that may be available to you.

What Are the Types of Lung Cancer?

What Are the Types of Lung Cancer?

Lung cancers are broadly classified into two types — small cell lung cancers (SCLC) and non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC) — which are then broken down into a specific subtype. Both small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer are named for the kinds of cells found in the cancer and how the cells appear when viewed under a microscope. 

How to Prepare for Your First Appointment

How to Prepare for Your First Appointment

You and your doctor can work together to develop a treatment plan that meets your medical and personal needs. Find out what to expect as you meet with the oncologist to discuss a treatment plan including common questions you might want to ask.

How is Lung Cancer Treated?

There are several different treatment options for lung cancer, depending on the type and how far it has spread. 

Types of Lung Cancer Treatments

Standard treatment options include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. However, there are newer and more advanced options that may be available like targeted therapy and immunotherapy. 

Clinical Trials for Lung Cancer

The most advanced cancer treatment options start in clinical trials. Our offices through the Minneapolis-St. Paul area make lung cancer research trials available to patients who qualify.

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Find a Lung Cancer Specialist

With 12 locations throughout the Twin Cities, an experienced lung cancer specialist is easily accessible from every corner of our region. Our team will not only recommend the right lung cancer treatment for you, but we will also offer the support you and your loved ones need right now.

We will schedule your first appointment within 48 hours. Get the answers you need. Schedule an appointment now.