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Lung Cancer

Lung cancer starts when abnormal cells grow out of control in the lung. They can invade nearby tissues and form tumors. Lung cancer can start anywhere in the lungs and affect any part of the respiratory system.

The cancer cells can spread, or metastasize, to the lymph nodes and other parts of the body.

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Procedures & Treatments

  • High doses of radiation to destroy cancer cells (tumors).
  • Medications administered orally or intravenously to treat cancer.

Supportive Oncology

Caring for the Whole Person

Supportive Oncology is an integral part of the St. Luke’s MSTI philosophy that healing comes from caring for the whole person, not just the disease.


You can count on a team of experts who will work alongside your physicians to help you and your family be as strong and stable as possible during your cancer diagnosis, treatment and beyond.


Classes & Events

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Support Groups

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  • An ongoing support program for people with cancer and their loved ones. Share your challenges and discuss topics that influence health and well-being.

  • This ongoing support group is open to both newly diagnosed and long-time cancer survivors and their families and friends. The group meets the fourth Monday of each month, except in the event of a holiday.

Articles & Resources

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  • Article

    Screening for Lung Cancer

    Low-dose CT (or "cat") scans can find lung cancer early, when it's most treatable.

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    Lung Cancer: Should I Have Screening?

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    Lung Surgery for Lung Cancer