In cancer research, clinical trials are designed to answer questions about new ways to prevent, detect, diagnose, or treat diseases. People who take part in cancer clinical trials receive state-of-the-art care from our cancer experts.
Respiratory / Thoracic Cancers
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. At the Perlmutter Cancer Center, our cancer specialists offer each patient personalized, informative care with unique, effective treatment options. Our multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals-including surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pulmonary medicine specialists, radiologists, and pathologists-meet weekly to discuss your condition, consider your lifestyle and needs, and create a personalized cancer care plan.
Understanding Lung Cancer
Introducing a new series of patient education videos focused on lung cancer. These videos are designed to help guide patients and families through their journey with lung cancer. Patients, doctors and staff from Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone share personal stories about the compassionate team approach to diagnosis, treatment, and coping.