More than 35 million Americans suffer from chronic lung disease, and the number of men and women receiving such a diagnosis is on the rise. The most common forms of lung disease in women are asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer. In fact, women are 1.5 times more likely to contract lung cancer than men.
Northwestern Medicine offers the most advanced technology and treatment options, including:
Lung Cancer Screening Program
The Northwestern Medicine Lung Cancer Screening Program specializes in the imaging evaluation and follow-up of patients at high risk for lung cancer. Our mission is to provide evidence-based, timely and personalized care for patients who undergo lung cancer screening.
Battling cancer is a multistep journey that may require many visits. During treatment, you need to devote your energy to getting healthy, not getting to the next appointment. That’s why treatment and support services at Northwestern Medicine are conveniently located throughout Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, so you can get quick access to all the expertise and support you need, close to home.
The physicians who practice at the Northwestern Medicine Proton Center are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare or any of its affiliate organizations. These physicians have selected our facilities as the place where they want to treat and care for their private patients.