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Lung Cancer



When diagnosed early, lung cancer is very treatable, and in some cases, even curable.

National Jewish Health and Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver have one of Colorado’s most comprehensive lung cancer programs. We focus on preventing, diagnosing, treating lung cancer using proven therapies and the latest research. We work with our patients to help them understand and manage their disease so they can live full and active lives.

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Lung Cancer Treatment

Lung cancer patients need personalized, coordinated care to help them navigate their cancer journey.

Coordinated Lung Cancer Care

  • Comprehensive evaluation
  • Advanced Testing
  • Chemotherapy & Radiation Therapy
  • Lifestyle Management
  • Medication management
  • Palliative Care
  • Lung Surgery

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Multidisciplinary Team Approach

Our lung cancer patients work with a specialized, multidisciplinary team that understands the unique needs of each patient.

Lung Cancer Team

  • Medical Oncologists
  • Pulmonologists
  • Surgical Oncologists
  • Radiation Oncologists
  • Nurses specializing in Lung Cancer
  • Registered Dieticians
  • Physical Therapists
  • You, Our Patient


Lung Cancer Research

Lung cancer patients live longer, more fulfilling lives thanks to research. Our lung cancer program has clinical trials that evaluate the safety and effectiveness of new therapies.

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Lung Cancer Specialists

Laurie Carr, MD

Medical Oncology

James Finigan, MD


Christopher Jones, MD

Medical Oncology


Robert Kantor, MD

Medical Oncology

Jeffery Kern, MD


William Lee, MD

Medical Oncology

Robert A. Meguid, MPH, MD

Thoracic Surgery


John D. Mitchell, MD

Thoracic Surgery

Michael J. Weyant, MD

Thoracic Surgery

View Lung Cancer Specialists at Saint Joseph Hospital


Lung Cancer Patient Story

"When doctors discovered that Lou Ann Langley’s lung cancer had a specific genetic mutation, her life expectancy doubled."

Read Lou Ann's Story