lung cancer

lung cancer

Women and Lung Cancer Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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Yolonda L. Colson, MD, PhD, Director, Women’s Lung Cancer Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, explains the significance of lung cancer in women, which accounts for more cancer deaths than breast, ovarian and uterine cancer combined. She also describes how lung cancer in men and women differs in terms of risk factors, cancer type and response to treatment. Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center is a collaboration among world-renowned cancer experts at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The Women’s Lung Cancer Program at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center is comprised of surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, pulmonologists, cardiologists, radiologists, pathologists, nurses, physical therapists, dietitians, and social workers – all experts in the advanced care of women with lung cancer. The Program also offers a wide range of support services, including the Women’s Lung Cancer Forum, nutritional services, and post-operative services for women undergoing surgical therapy for lung cancer. Learn more about women and lung cancer: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/lungcancer