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Lung cancer surgery is often the best treatment option for lung cancer patients in Clearwater, Florida, especially for those whose cancer has not spread beyond the original tumor site. Lung cancer surgery is performed to remove as much of the tumor as possible, which means that it is sometimes necessary to also remove surrounding healthy tissue and nearby lymph nodes. In the event that some cancerous cells remain in the body after surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy may be recommended.

Moffitt Cancer Center offers many types of lung cancer surgery to patients in Clearwater, FL, including:

  • Lobectomy
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Resection of pulmonary metastases
  • Resection of chest wall/sternal masses and chest wall/sternal reconstruction
  • Thoracotomy
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Pleurectomy and pleurectomy/decortication
  • Endobronchial navigation bronchoscopy (ENB)
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy

Every patient who undergoes treatment through the Thoracic Oncology Program at Moffitt Cancer Center receives a highly individualized treatment plan constructed by our multispecialty team of experts. As a high-volume cancer center, we have the resources necessary to provide each patient exceptional care to help achieve the best possible outcome and quality of life. Additionally, our patients have access to a wide range of supportive care services for their physical, spiritual and emotional needs under one roof.

To discuss your lung cancer surgery options with a surgeon who specializes in lung cancer treatment near Clearwater, FL, contact Moffitt Cancer Center by calling 1-888-663-3488 or submitting a new patient registration form online. You do not need a referral to schedule a consultation.

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