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).

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Tue, Apr 4, 2017 11:30am

Mayo Clinic Minute: Blood-based lung cancer test shows promise

By Mayo Clinic Chest Surgery Team, @mayoclinicchestsurgeryteam

In a new study by Mayo Clinic and the molecular diagnostics company Exact Sciences, a blood-based cancer test has shown high accuracy for detecting lung cancer at all stages.

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Full article posted April 4, 2017 at Mayo Clinic Minute

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