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Lung Cancer Services at UPMC in Central Pa.

From diagnosis through treatment and follow-up, the lung and chest cancer team at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center offers you comprehensive and compassionate lung cancer treatment.

Lung Cancer Screening

UPMC in central Pa. has a multidisciplinary Pulmonary Nodule Clinic in the central Pennsylvania region. The clinic boasts a team of skilled specialists – thoracic surgeons, pulmonologists, interventional radiologists, and nurse practitioners – who will evaluate your condition, monitor the nodule for subsequent changes over a period of time, and manage your care and treatment if there is a cancer diagnosis. UPMC in central Pa. has been recognized nationally by US News and World Report as a high performing hospital for 2019-20 for lung cancer surgery.

UPMC in central Pa. is one of six hospitals in Pennsylvania – and the only hospital in central Pennsylvania – designated as a Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence by the GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer. The American College of Radiology (ACR) also recognizes UPMC in central a top-quality provider of safe, effective diagnostic imaging for individuals at high risk for lung cancer. The Joint Commission and the American Cancer Society have both endorsed lung cancer screening as effective for preventing lung cancer deaths.

Lung Cancer Treatment Options

Chemotherapy, radiation, surgery and targeted therapies are the main treatment options for lung cancer. A number of factors determine which treatment will be best for you, including the type and stage of your cancer, the location of the tumor(s), and genetic or other molecular characteristics.

Advanced treatment options include:

  • Access to clinical trials.
  • Surgery with the da Vinci® Surgical System.

Our Nurse Navigators

UPMC in central Pa. nurse navigators are there to help you and your family. Whether you need information, education, services or just a hand to hold, we are there to help you manage your diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

Each of our nurse navigators is an experienced registered nurse who specializes in the care and support of cancer patients and their families. We can help when:

  • You are newly diagnosed with cancer or with a recurrence.
  • You need assistance coordinating upcoming appointments, tests or procedures.
  • You or a family member are struggling with the emotional impact of cancer.
  • You or your family have questions related to a cancer diagnosis or treatment.



UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
214 Peach Orchard Road
McConnellsburg, PA 17233

Phone: 717-231-8555
Phone 2: 717-485-3155

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
Located at Medical Office Building 2
2005 Technology Parkway
Suite 300
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

Main Number: 717-988-5864
Fax: 717-231-8568

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
233 College Avenue
Suite 203
Lancaster, PA 17603

Phone: 717-988-5864

Lung Patient Stories

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