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Esophagectomy Spares Esophagus with Good Results

Patients with early-stage cancer of the esophagus now have an option to avoid major surgery.

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Esophageal Cancer

Albany Med has the resources and expertise to treat patients diagnosed with esophageal cancer.

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Diagnosing and Treating Lung Cancer

At Albany Med, we have a multi-specialty team that help patients from diagnosis to treatment.

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Leading the Way in Thoracic Surgery


Albany Medical Center’s nationally-known thoracic surgeons offer comprehensive services for patients with diseases affecting organs inside the chest, including the lungs, chest wall and diaphragm. Our specialists are using new advanced surgical options and technologies, including a number of minimally invasive surgery approaches, which shorten recovery time and lessen pain for patients.

Our experts also provide highly specialized consultations and care for patients with cancer. From initial evaluation to treatment and to ongoing management, our thoracic surgeons offer cancer patients the care they need for optimal outcomes. The multidisciplinary group of experts that are available to consult on a particular patient’s care plan is unmatched in the region, particularly for lung cancer.