Abramson Cancer Center researchers and clinicians have led the way nationally, for decades, in understanding the causes of lung cancer, mesothelioma and related disorders; and in finding more effective formsof treatment.
Today there's more hope than ever for those who face lung cancer and related disorders. Our team has worked together for years caring for those with lung cancer, mesothelioma and related disorders. By putting our experience to work, we offer the best possible treatment outcomes.
Malignant Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer in which malignant cells are found in the lining of the chest or abdomen.
Our lung team also cares for those with cancer of the trachea, mediastinum, and other areas that make up the lung or pulmonary system. Penn thoracic lung surgeons oversee our Lung Nodule Clinic and care for those with cancer of the esophagus
Our lung cancer team also cares for those with disorders related to lung cancer such as: asbestosis, and coal workers' pneumoconiosis.
If diagnosed with lung cancer, or a related disorder, it's important to have the best team of experts available.
At Penn's Center for Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma and Related Disorders there are individuals nationally recognized for their expertise. They can provide the information, care and support to help each step of the way.
Our prominent lung cancer, mesothelioma and related disorders research program is conducting important studies, ensuring that the latest discovery is translated to better patient care immediately.
The knowledge gained through our research allows us to better care for people with an elevated risk for lung cancer and those who have the disease itself.
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In 2003 her doctors found a cancerous brain tumor, estimating that she had a year and a half to live. Sallie Nangeroni wanted the best neurosurgeon in the region. She came to HUP. Sally was rightfully scared. Her father died of brain cancer when he was just 40 years old, and her husband's brother had just passed away from a brain tumor. At the time she was diagnosed, Sallie just hoped that she would be able to see all three of her sons graduate from high school. Now, 7 years later, she has seen two of them graduate from college, with one now in medical school. Her next goal is to see her youngest son graduate from college next year.
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