Lung Cancer

About the Cancer

Georgetown Lombardi is committed to providing you with the most current information and resources available on lung cancers. Please see the links below for more information.

Current information about lung cancers (Non-Small Cell, Small Cell), incidence and survival statistics, treatment options, causes and prevention, coping strategies, clinical trials, and research, are available online from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health. See also Mesothelioma.

What We Offer
  • Interdisciplinary Lung Cancer Clinic (ILC)
    The evaluation and management of lung cancer is complex, requiring a comprehensive approach with the involvement of experts from multiple specialties. It is exactly this multi-disciplinary approach that the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center provides through its Interdisciplinary Lung Cancer Clinic (ILC).

Patient Appointments: Please call Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Phone: (202) 444-2223

Cancer Research

Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer deaths, accounting for nearly a third of all deaths due to cancer. It is imperative that we explore newer and better treatments for patients with lung cancer. Our robust research program within the Interdisciplinary Lung Cancer Clinic (ILC) offers a wide range of clinical trials for patients with lung cancer, exploring novel therapeutics. Additionally, we are also performing studies to understand the biology of lung cancer, with an aim to develop strategies for early diagnosis and tailor therapies to the needs of individual patients.

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Currently Available Clinical Trials from Georgetown Lombardi:

More clinical trials are available on the national clinical trial database from NIH, and other clinical trials resources available here.