Hoag Lung Cancer Program

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For more than two decades, Hoag Family Cancer Institute has maintained the highest volume lung cancer program in Orange County. With a multidisciplinary approach that includes prevention, screening, the use of promising new therapies, participation in clinical research, and extensive support services, Hoag's Lung Cancer Program provides patients with every diagnostic and therapeutic advantage.

Why Choose Hoag Lung Cancer Program?

  • Experience and Outcomes - With more than two decades of experience in lung cancer care, Hoag is a recognized leader in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer with superior patient outcomes that exceed national statistics. Being a high-volume cancer center enables the lung care team at Hoag to achieve a technical skill level not all facilities can match. Hoag was also awarded a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery (COERS) accreditation from the Surgical Review Corporation, and was chosen as a national mentorship site for training physicians and other hospitals on new procedures and techniques.
  • Survival Rates - Hoag’s five-year relative survival rate for lung cancer is better than the national figure. Hoag's survival rates have steadily improved over the years, while there has been very little improvement in national figures. In fact, Hoag patients have continued to achieve better survival outcomes than nationally for every stage of lung cancer.
  • Medical Expertise - With an emphasis on personalized patient-centered care, Hoag’s multidisciplinary team of lung care experts provides streamlined access to the full array of advanced lung cancer diagnosis and treatment options tailored to the individual. The team consists of board certified medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, thoracic oncologic surgeons, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists and a dedicated lung cancer nurse navigator – all of whom work together to consistently achieve superior patient outcomes that rival national figures.
  • Lung Cancer Screening Program - Hoag was an early adopter to providing an early detection program for lung cancer, seeing the value in utilizing low-dose CT scanning for the detection of even the smallest lung modules. Today, lung cancer screening has also been adopted by reputable health organizations and some private insurances and Medicare now cover the cost.
  • Expert Diagnostic and Treatment Services - Hoag’s commitment to remaining at the forefront of innovative technology and progressive treatment options enables its dedicated team of lung care experts to deliver exceptional patient care. From the latest technologies for accurate screening and diagnosis to the full gamut of state-of-the-art radiation therapy and minimally invasive surgical options, Hoag patients achieve some of the highest survival rates in the nation.
  • Precision Medicine - Hoag Lung Cancer Program is pleased to offer patients with an more advanced therapeutic approach to treating their lung cancer utilizing precision medicine, or genomic testing. Hoag is the only center in Orange County to offer this state-of-the-art treatment option.
  • State-of-the-Art Patient-Centered Care - Hoag’s commitment to providing revolutionary patient-centered care is evident in its state-of-the-art facilities, which provide our patients and clinical team every resource available to ensure safe, successful patient outcomes. Hoag Family Cancer Institute provides not only centralized care and enhanced patient comfort and safety, but it also offers the latest leading-edge technologies for accurately evaluating and treating lung cancer, as well as an extensive Complementary Care Program to educate and support patients and their families.
  • Research - Hoag physicians are actively involved in progressive research and clinical trials enabling greater access to advanced lung cancer care.

Meet Our Team of Lung Care Experts

Hoag’s highly experienced multidisciplinary team of lung care experts continues to lead the way in advanced lung cancer care specifically tailored to the patient. To find a lung cancer specialist near you, visit Meet Our Team, or call us at 949-722-6237.