Navigating Lung Cancer Navigating Lung Cancer - Page 5
Learn About Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is the second most common cancer among men and
women. It is when abnormal lung cells grow out of control. Lung
cancer is difficult to diagnose in early stages. It is important to see a
pulmonologist – a doctor who is specially trained to diagnose and treat
lung diseases and conditions – as soon as you suspect a problem.
After a lung cancer diagnosis, your pulmonologist (lung doctor) will
assemble a team of specialists. This provides you with a full range of
the latest treatments. Your medical team could include your:
primary care physician
Together, these medical experts can determine the best treatment for
your specific type of lung cancer.