The importance of lung cancer screening

“Lung cancer does not mean an absence of hope.” Dr. David Tom Cooke, head of thoracic surgery at UC Davis Health, answers commonly asked questions about lung cancer, including symptoms, causes and treatment options for patients.

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David Cooke, FACS, MD

David Cooke, FACS, MD

Associate Director Cardiothoracic Robotics Program
Associate Professor; Head, Section of General Thoracic Surgery
Program Director of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency
Task-Force Chair Comprehensive Lung Cancer Screening Program

Dr. Cooke specializes in general thoracic surgery, thoracic oncology, surgical treatment of malignant and benign esophageal disease, video assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) and Robotic surgery with special interest in Robotic pulmonary ...

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