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Our patients benefit from a network of lung cancer care services throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
A program of:
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Wherever and whenever a lung nodule is found, our experts offer the most coordinated and efficient care possible.
The experts at the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute's Lung Program help address the physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of those with lung cancer and their families.
Your care team
Our team of experienced health care professionals works together to ensure the best care possible for lung cancer patients.
They participate in monthly treatment planning conferences to review recent cases. This helps improve the consistency and quality of care.
Members of your care team also include a clinical research nurse; clinical social worker; physical and occupational therapist; and respiratory therapist.
Lung Cancer Screening Program
In December 2013, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended annual screening for lung cancer with low-dose CT scans. The Lung Cancer Screening Program at the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute® – Abbott Northwestern Hospital has the experts and technology to help patients follow this preventive health measure.
The Lung Cancer Screening Program is a collaboration between the Institute and Consulting Radiologists.
The most current diagnostic and treatment equipment and procedures are available to the Lung Program at the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute® - Abbott Northwestern Hospital.
Source: Virginia Piper Cancer Institute®; Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 28th edition
Reviewed by: Michael Bowen, MD, medical director, Lung Program at the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute® - Abbott Northwestern Hospital
First Published: 02/08/2010
Last Reviewed: 03/05/2014