Lung Cancer

Mark Ferguson and Heber MacMahon Thoracic surgeon Mark Ferguson, MD, (video) is an expert in minimally invasive lung surgery and lung cancer surgery, and radiologist Heber MacMahon, MD, (video) is a recognized authority in chest imaging for the diagnosis of lung disease.

Every three minutes, someone is diagnosed with lung cancer. But today, the outlook for a person with lung cancer is better than ever, thanks to new medicines and technology, less invasive surgery, and better insights into the disease.

At the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center, patients and families affected by lung cancer benefit from one of the most experienced cancer teams in the country. As the highest-ranked cancer program in Illinois, the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center offers sophisticated--and compassionate--care to patients every step of the way. We strongly believe in a multidisciplinary approach to patient care. Also, our patients are seen very quickly by the experts in the field.