Lung Cancer Treatment

Lung Cancer Treatment in Burlington, VT

Though many of the lung cancer words may sound intimidating, you should know that a great deal of progress has been made in cancer care in recent years. For many of these treatments, side effects have been greatly reduced.

Lung cancer treatment options at Fletcher Allen include:

  • Thoracic surgery
  • Lung cancer video-assisted surgery, which has a shorter recovery time and is less invasive
  • Linear accelerator radiation therapy 
  • Diverse on-site and home chemotherapy options 
  • Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (RFA) or cryo-ablation of lung modules
  • Local treatment within blocked airways and placement of stents

Skilled Surgeons

The Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic includes thoracic surgeons with specialty expertise in the staging and treatment of lung cancer. 

Specialized Programs

As part of the Vermont Cancer Center, we offer the opportunity to participate in the latest lung cancer treatment clinical trials.

In addition, we offer our patients a variety of specialized support programs.

  • Cancer Patient Support Program
  • Social services consultation
  • Financial services consultation
  • Psychology and psychiatry support

Learn more about lung cancer diagnosis.

Find a Fletcher Allen Health Care physician or call 877-540-HOPE (4673).