Jason Wallen, MD, is the chief of thoracic surgery and medical director of the thoracic oncology program at Upstate.
Chest surgeon explains lung cancer's diagnosis, treatment options, outlook
Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death in the United States, but there are ways to reduce its risk of death, and it is treatable when caught early. Jason Wallen, MD, discusses how lung cancer is diagnosed and treated at various stages. He is chief of thoracic surgery at Upstate University Hospital and medical director of the lung cancer and thoracic oncology program at the Upstate Cancer Center.