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Lung Cancer Treatment Center Fort Lauderdale, FL

What Our Lung Cancer Clinic Offers

Lung Navigator:  954-351-LUNG 
MD on Call: 954-267-7742 (954-BOSS-PGA) 
Click here for Lung Cancer CT Screenings 

Our Lung Clinic is designed to evaluate patients with a known lung cancer diagnosis of any stage (suspicious pulmonary nodules or pathologically confirmed lung cancer). We are committed to a team approach, working together to provide the most efficient and comprehensive care.

With our Lung Cancer Clinic, you do not have to make several appointments with various physician specialists in order to obtain a management plan for your treatment. You can attend a single session and obtain a comprehensive evaluation from multiple lung cancer specialists. In one setting, we provide:

• Comprehensive evaluation by our multidisciplinary team with
   experience in all aspects of lung cancer care (medical oncology,
   radiation oncology, thoracic surgery, pathology and radiology)
• Expertise of a multidisciplinary oncology team for consensus on 
   treatment decisions
• Discussion of the team's recommendations with you, your
   family and referring physicians
• State-of-the-art standard and investigational therapies
• Report to and input from referring physicians

More on How the Clinic Works

On a Monday afternoon, you will attend the initial evaluation by our team. On Tuesday afternoon, our oncology team will attend a conference, during which your case is presented, and an individualized management plan is formulated. The team's recommendations are then discussed with you, your family and your referring physician.

PURPOSE OF THE LUNG CLINIC
Assess, Diagnose, Treat and Eradicate Cancer in the earliest stages of cancer

  • Assessment: Patient fills out Medical History and Lung Screening Survey, Physician and patient review history information and patients medical exam, Physician orders Low-Dose Lung CT, labs, biopsy, if applicable.
     
  • Diagnosis: Radiologist evaluates Low-Dose CT  image, decision regarding next step is brought to Tumor Board Conference.  Nurse Lung Navigator contacts patient, informs ordering Physician, arranges appointments for tests and with the Physician Specialist, initiates next stage of treatment.
     
  • Treatment: Patient visits individual Physician Specialists' Clinic for consultation or testing in a streamlined sequence coordinated by lung navigator.  Patient is intimately involved in their care with other Medical Team members.

  • Eradication: If cancer is found early enough and treated; our goal is to have cancer free patients.         
For more information and to make an appointment with our Clinic, contact our Multidisciplinary Lung Cancer Clinic coordinators at 954-351-LUNG.


Click here for a PDF of Dr. David Drew's May 2016 lecture on lung cancer. 

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Cancer risk assessment, screening and prevention programs are vital to educating people about reducing their chances of developing cancer and assessing the need for intervention. Under the direction of our genetic nurse counselor and the Bienes Cancer Center physicians, our Cancer Risk and Prevention Program is for anyone with cancer or a family history of cancer. The vast majority of participants are women who have or have had breast or ovarian cancer, or are at high risk of developing these two cancers. Click to learn more about Genetic Counseling.

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