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thoracic surgeon

[thuh-ras-ick sur-jun] a doctor who operates on organs in the chest cavity. The word thoracic refers to the thorax, another name for the chest.

Surgery for small cell lung cancer

... outside of the lung with a procedure called video-assisted thoracic surgery
(VATS), which ... cut in the side of the chest to help the surgeon see inside ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-smallcell/detailedguide/small-cell-lung-cancer-treating-surgery

Surgery for non-small cell lung cancer

... outside of the lung with a procedure called video-assisted thoracic surgery
(VATS), which ... cut in the side of the chest to help the surgeon see inside ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/detailedguide/non-small-cell-lung-cancer-treating-surgery

Surgery for lung carcinoid tumors

... Thoracic and cardiothoracic surgeons are likely to ... To treat a central carcinoid
in a large airway (such as a bronchus), the surgeon may do a ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/lung-carcinoid-tumor-treating-surgery

Surgery for small cell lung cancer

... with a procedure called video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS ... a small hole
to let the surgeon see the ... The doctor who does this surgery should have ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-smallcell/overviewguide/lung-cancer-small-cell-overview-treating-surgery

Surgery for non-small cell lung cancer | American Cancer ...

... with a procedure called video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS ... a small hole
to let the surgeon see the ... The doctor who does this surgery should have ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/overviewguide/lung-cancer-non-small-cell-overview-treating-surgery

Palliative Care Research | American Cancer Society

... pain in patients undergoing thoracic surgery for lung ... acute pain or chronic
pain after surgery. ... the American College of Surgeons, Tenbroeck Smith ...

http://www.cancer.org/research/survivaltreatmentresearch/palliative-care-research

Exercise-Based Rehabilitation Following

... Bobbio et al. European J Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 2008 • 12 pts with COPD
& VO ... Bobbio et al. European J Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 2008 Page 15. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/acspc-027688.pdf

How are soft tissue sarcomas treated?

... and retroperitoneum); A thoracic surgeon: a doctor who treats diseases
of the lungs and chest with surgery; A medical oncologist ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/sarcoma-adultsofttissuecancer/detailedguide/sarcoma-adult-soft-tissue-cancer-treating-general-info

How is small cell lung cancer treated?

... A thoracic surgeon: a doctor who treats diseases in the lungs and chest
with surgery. Many other specialists may be involved ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-smallcell/detailedguide/small-cell-lung-cancer-treating-general-info

How is malignant mesothelioma treated?

... options. These doctors may include: A thoracic surgeon: a doctor who
treats diseases of the lungs and chest with surgery. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-treating-general-info