Experts in thoracic surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, and pulmonology convene in a weekly multispecialty clinic that allows patients to be seen by the appropriate specialists in one visit. Patients also benefit from a dedicated thoracic interventional radiologist and expert lung pathologist. We also provide a nurse navigator to assist patients from the initial phone call to the first appointment, and through the subsequent follow-up visits.
Each year, more people die of lung cancer than of breast, prostate and colon cancers combined. That’s because most people with the disease are diagnosed after the cancer has already become advanced. The Multidisciplinary Lung Cancer Program at the Keck Medical Center of USC is fighting to change that, which is why we are offering low-dose CT (LDCT) scans of the chest for lung cancer screening at a reduced cost of $99 (find more information here).
The Lung Cancer Program at USC offers the most advanced technology in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer available, with many services that aren't offered elsewhere in Southern California. Among our comprehensive services we provide:
Postoperative and intensive care unit services are carried out in one of the most intimate yet sophisticated cancer specialty hospitals on the West Coast. The hospital's services include some of the latest in imaging and radiology techniques, laboratory facilities and information systems.