Commonly occurring Thoracic tumors are of lung, esophagus, thymus gland, neural structures . Cancer of lungs is the predominant one. Smoking is the main causative risk factor . Smoking in any form and quantity viz both lighter and heavier is risk for developing lung cancer, But risk increases with prolonged duration and larger quantity of smoking. Quiting smoking is the best think you can do for your health.Other contributing risk factors are inhalation of potentially toxic chemicals at working place & air pollution such as asbestos, beryllium, , chromium, nickel, radon and many others . Majority of the early cancers are without any symptoms. Common symptoms are cough lasting for many days, blood in sputum , difficulty in breathing , chest pain, voice change & accumulation fluid around lungs.
Our expertise includes:
Diagnosis and staging of thoracic cancers
Bronchoscopy and thoracoscopy
Lung resection including lobectomy and pneumonectomy with mediastinal lymhnode dissection
Esophgeal cancer surgery
Mediastinal tumour resection.
Chest wall tumour resection and reconstruction