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Lung Cancer Awareness

August 1, 2020 is World Lung Cancer Awareness Day. In the U.S., lung cancer kills more people than breast cancer,…

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Myasthenia Gravis

June is Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month. Since this is such a rare disease and not many know about it, we…

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World Lung Cancer Day: Know Your Risk by Getting Screened

On August 1, the world will come together to create greater awareness for lung cancer, one of the most common…

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April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month: Here’s What You Need to Know About the Disease

The American Cancer Society estimated in 2019 that about 17,650 new esophageal cancer cases will be diagnosed. In 2020 that…

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Preoperative Evaluation of Patients for Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic surgery, or surgery on the lungs, is most commonly used to remove lung cancer or to reduce the volume…

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What is GERD?

GERD is a term you’ve probably heard on pharmaceutical commercials. It’s an acronym for gastroesophageal reflux disease. While that’s quite…

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Esophageal Cancer: What You Need to Know

Cancer. The word alone is enough to scare even the strongest person. We hear every day about breast cancer, lung…