Risk Factors, Diagnosis and a New Era of Treatment Options for Lung Cancer

Service: Topics: Organization:
Orange Coast Medical Center
Samer Kanaan, MD, FACS
Featured speaker:

Samer A. Kanaan, MD, FACS

Specialties:
  • Cardiothoracic / Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Kanaan specializes in thoracic surgery, minimally invasive and robotic thoracic surgery, thoracic oncology, esophageal surgery and Heller myotomy. Every effort is made to ensure a faster recovery for his patients, with measures such as small incisions. Delivery of the highest quality compassionate care is important to Dr. Kanaan.

“My patients come first. I treat them as I would want my family treated.”

Dr. Kanaan is currently accepting new patients and accepts a wide variety of health plans including Medicare.

Podcast Summary

The American Cancer Society estimates that in the U.S. about 225,500 new cases of lung cancer will be diagnosed, along with over 155,800 lung cancer deaths occurring in 2017, making it the second most common cancer in both men and women. Thoracic Surgeon, Dr. Samer Kanaan, discusses the risks for developing lung cancer, along with diagnosis and treatment options available.