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Lung Cancer

Overview of The Disease
General information about cancer of the lung.

Screening and Prevention
NYU Medical Center's participation in the International Early Lung Cancer Action Project and screening procedures.

Making a Diagnosis
Assessment strategies and tests available to diagnose lung cancer.

Stages of Cancer
Information about determining how far the disease has progressed.

Preparing for Treatment
Testing and assessment done prior to determining the course of treatment.

Overview of the types of treatments available and alternative options.

Questions to Ask Your Doctor
A comprehensive list of concerns to discuss with your physician.

Pre-operative Information
Pre-admission testing and other pre-surgery requirements.

The Day of Your Surgery
Detailed instructions about where to go and what to expect on the day of operation.

After Surgery
Information about your recovery time in the hospital.

Going Home
Information about leaving the hospital, including incision care, activity, diet, recovery, follow-up appointment, medications and side effects, pain, and warning signs.

Support Services
NYU Medical Center offers a number of programs to assist patients returning home.