Chest Surgery

Welcome to the Mayo Clinic Chest Surgery Page. Chest surgery at Mayo Clinic (also known as thoracic surgery) involves the organs of the chest, but extends to the esophagus (tube between mouth and stomach), the trachea (airway) and the chest wall (rib cage and breastbone).

Follow this page to stay up-to-date on clinical trial research, patient stories and useful information for all of your thoracic needs. Our goal is to connect you to others to become informed decision makers. Post a comment and share your thoughts.

Dec 18, 2017

The ALCHEMIST Lung Cancer Trial

By Dennis Wigle, M.D., Ph.D., @DennisWigleMD

Dr. Dennis WigleMayo Clinic is currently enrolling patients for the ALCHEMIST Lung Cancer trial. We encourage you to speak to your surgeon about this very important lung cancer trial. For those patients undergoing early stage lung cancer surgery at Mayo Clinic, a study coordinator will review your case and reach out to you if your meet the eligibility criteria.

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