Lung Cancer Treatment at BID Plymouth
The Lung Cancer Program at Beth Israel Deaconess–Plymouth allows people living on the South Shore and Cape Cod to receive high-quality care from experienced specialists using the latest equipment and techniques — while remaining close to their homes, work, and support systems.
For patients requiring lung cancer treatment, we offer a multidisciplinary detection and treatment program as part of the Jordan Hospital Club Cancer Center at BID Plymouth. Our patients receive:
- Experienced thoracic care for conditions of the lung, esophagus, pleura, and mediastinum
- Highly personalized care in a convenient location
- Comprehensive treatment options from multidisciplinary team
The Right People—in the Right Place. With All the Right Connections.
The Lung Cancer Program works in consultation with a multidisciplinary team of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and PET/CT specialists.
If further treatments or consultations are indicated, they can usually be coordinated through BID Plymouth's own specialists and physicians in Plymouth and with expertise from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.
Lung Cancer Screening
BID Plymouth was one of the first community hospitals in the country to offer low dose, non-contrast lung CT scans for patients that meet the criteria outlined in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines.
To be considered you must meet all of the following criteria:
- Have a history of heavy smoking (20 pack years)
- Smoke now or have quit within the past 15 years
- Are between 50 and 80 years old
Speak with your primary care provider to determine if this screening is right for you. It requires a provider order.