Cancer Services - Lung Cancer

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Service Name

Lung Cancer

 

Directorate

Cancer Services

 

Directorate Manager

Christian Hamilton

 

Specialty

General description of what the service does

Diagnose and treat patients with lung cancer and mesothelioma. Caring for both patients and their familites. Discussing all patients within the multidisciplinary team meeting. Plan and deliver expert care and treatment.

 

Location

Treatments and procedures

Patient Pathway

The patient is referred to the suspected Lung Cancer clinic (called 'Fast Track') and the Doctor there may request:

Your information will be discussed at the Lung Multi-disciplinary team meeting (MDT).

 

Your key worker/specialist nurse will:

You may be referred for thoracic surgery or oncological treatments such as:

Wards we work with

 

Staff Details - Lung Cancer team

 

Opening times

 

Monday (pm) - Fast Track Lung Cancer clinic

Monday (pm), Wednesday (am), Thursday (pm), Friday (am) - Oncology clinics

Tuesday (pm) - Nurse led follow up

Daily - General respiratory clinic

Daily - Chemotherapy advice line: Cherrybrook Unit

Daily - Advice/ symptom management / support line manned by specialist nurses

Out of hours - Chemotherapy advice line :Yeo Ward

 

Details of patient user / support groups

Contact Sandra Pope or Sally Tapp on 01392 402168 for details.