Lung Cancer and Thoracic Oncology Program (TOP)
Upstate University Hospital
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
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Phone: 315 464-5540
Fax: 315 464-6656
The Lung Cancer and Thoracic Oncology Program (TOP) at the Upstate Cancer Center offers a team approach to treating thoracic cancers including lung cancer, esophageal cancer, mesothelioma, mediastinal tumors, thymoma, malignant pleural effusion and cancers metastatic to the chest. We provide the advanced knowledge, skills and leading technology found at the region’s only academic medical university. Out multidisciplinary team of board-certified physicians meet with each patient to create his or her personalized treatment plan
The Cancer Center's Thoracic Oncology Program is the area's first program and still the only one of its kind in Central New York.
The Upstate Cancer Center is one of fewer than 100 centers nationwide to be recognized by the Association of American Cancer Institutes. Upstate can offer more lung cancer treatment options including robotic surgery, immunotherapy, molecular targeted therapy and the largest array of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapies (SBRT) for precise treatment, fewer side effects and a faster recovery. Patients also have access to a variety of lung cancer-specific clinical trials exploring novel treatment approaches.
In addition to our medical services, you have access to support services that meet your physical and emotional needs during your care. These include nutritional advice, integrative therapies like acupuncture and Reiki, pain and palliative specialists, and mental health professionals.