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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 | American Cancer Society

... 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

... 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