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Walter Scott, the chief of the divison of thoracic surgery, spoke at 'Together Facing Lung Cancer," a Fox Chase event to support lung cancer patients and caregivers.Walter Scott, the chief of the divison of thoracic surgery, spoke at 'Together Facing Lung Cancer," a Fox Chase event to support lung cancer patients and caregivers.

When facing lung cancer, where you go for care—and how quickly you are seen—can make a big difference. At the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, we work with you to choose a treatment approach that offers the best chance of controlling your cancer, preserving lung function, and reducing the risk of recurrence.

At Fox Chase, we draw upon the nationally-recognized experience of our multidisciplinary medical team to make individualized decisions for your type and stage of lung cancer. The thoracic oncology team meets regularly to review new or challenging cases in-depth and reach a consensus on treatment strategies. Through this coordinated approach, we strive to offer the most thorough and personalized care as well as access to innovative therapies for your lung cancer.

Why choose Fox Chase?

  • Highest designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, an elite center recognized for excellence in cancer treatment, research, prevention and education
  • Multidisciplinary team of physician leaders in the lung cancer field
  • Full spectrum of care for  lung cancer—from detection through survivorship
  • Significant experience with open, endoscopic, laparoscopic, and robotic surgery
  • Access to clinical trials for emerging and innovative therapies for lung cancer
  • Next business-day appointments with our lung specialists