Disease Information

Why should you choose Virginia Oncology for your lung cancer care?

Benefits of Lung Cancer Treatment at Virginia Oncology

At Virginia Oncology, we understand that a new diagnosis of any form of lung cancer can be overwhelming. We offer an integrated team-oriented approach with dedicated, highly-trained physicians and staff to provide you with the highest quality compassionate care, including explaining the facts and answering your questions at every step along the way.

Virginia Oncology offers many services to assist with your cancer treatment plan, including imaging services, clinical laboratory, genetic counseling, nutrition recommendations, supportive care, helpful tips, and palliative care.

Our team of experts will arrange your consultation quickly so you can get the information you need. We will help you, and your family, to make individualized treatment decisions in partnership with our medical team. During this process, you will gain the knowledge and confidence to help manage your lung cancer and continue with routine activities of daily life. Extensive personalized treatment planning and care offered include:

Individualized Treatment Planning

Our program is designed to provide patients and their loved ones with the knowledge to help choose the course of treatment that best fits their needs, in collaboration with a specialized medical team. Advances in lung cancer research now allow us to plan personalized treatment based upon the specific biologic characteristics of your lung cancer, resulting in better outcomes and fewer side effects. During your consultation, you will learn about treatment options for your specific form of lung cancer. Also, we will answer your questions and ensure that you understand the reasoning behind our recommendations. Second opinions are both encouraged and offered.

Multidisciplinary Case Review

Your medical team will perform an in-depth review of your case to enhance communication and guide individualized treatment recommendations. This will generally include input from medical oncology and radiation oncologists.

Patient Guidance

Virginia Oncology will work with patients to answer any questions or concerns you many have about your care. We can direct you to cancer resources for financial assistance programs, community resources, supportive care programs, and more. Nurse Navigators are available at some locations. Feel free to ask your provider for more details.

Clinical Trials

Our participation in high-priority lung cancer clinical trials through US Oncology Research may provide early access to new therapies that may not be available elsewhere.  We believe in clinical research and hope that you will consider participating in the development of new treatments through innovative clinical research, making strides to ensure that tomorrow’s care will be even better than today’s.

Testing and Treatment

Virginia Oncology offers the latest treatments for lung cancer, and our team provides the most informed, individualized treatment recommendations. Genetic counseling and screening for patients and their families are available some locations. Feel free to ask your provider for more details.

Supportive Care

Our team is committed to supporting you throughout your lung cancer experience. We coordinate and will work with many foundations throughout the community to help support your needs during and after treatment.

Convenient Appointments

Virginia Oncology has offices located throughout the state, where you will receive state-of-the-art lung cancer treatment in a caring and comfortable environment close to home, work, and family. Our scheduling staff will work with patients to arrange appointments at a Virginia Oncology location that is most convenient for you. Locations include:

United in Healing with the US Oncology Network