More than 170,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer each year. Of these, approximately 50 percent are former smokers or those who have never smoked.
Your Team of Specialists Focuses on You & Your Treatment
Harold Howe, MD
(pictured at left), is the medical director of our multidisciplinary lung cancer program, leading a team of experts who will customize your cancer care based on your individual case. Members of our lung cancer team include experts from surgical oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, radiology, pathology,
, psychosocial support services
and symptom management
Multidisciplinary Lung Cancer Clinic
Our Multidisciplinary Lung Cancer Clinic
provides you with a unique opportunity to receive a second opinion on your cancer diagnosis. Our team of specialists will review your case together and discuss treatment options for your cancer. From there, you’ll receive an individualized treatment plan recommendation.
Cancer Patient Navigators Help You Through Your Treatment
Our cancer patient navigators
are your first line of support as you undergo treatment. These nurses have specialized training in cancer and are here to help you and your family every step of the way. Their services are available to any cancer patient, regardless of diagnosis.
Specialized Care for Inpatient Treatment
Should your treatment require an overnight stay, the new inpatient oncology unit
located on the seventh floor of Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center will provide you with the expert care, support and amenities you need.
Clinical Trials Offer Treatments Not Widely Available
Novant Health Cancer Center participates in national and international clinical research trials
, allowing our patients to have an opportunity to receive cancer treatment not widely available. Check out our current list of clinical trials available for lung cancer patients. »
Cancer Support for You & Your Family
Novant Health Buddy Kemp Cancer Support Center
offers patients and families the psychosocial support they need during a cancer diagnosis. Some of the support services offered at Buddy Kemp include counseling, support groups, case management, educational seminars and a lending boutique.
Symptom Management to Improve Your Quality of Life
At Novant Health, part of treating your cancer is helping you manage the physical side effects of the disease and its treatment. Novant Health Cancer Rehab & Wellness
offers nutrition counseling
and exercise programs
led by specially trained cancer experts to improve symptoms during treatment or recovery.