Learn about why your healthcare provider would order a bronchoscopy, what the procedure is like, and what results and complications you might experience.
An endobronchial ultrasound may be done as part of a bronchoscopy to detect lung cancer. Find out what it entails and when it is done.
Esophageal cancer may be diagnosed with a combination of endoscopy, barium swallow, and endoscopic ultrasound, with tests such as PET done for staging.
The diagnosis of small cell lung cancer usually requires a combination of imaging tests and a biopsy. Learn about the workup and staging.
Coughing up blood can quickly become an emergency. Learn about the possible causes, what kind of tests might be done, and when you should call 911.
Bronchial thermoplasty is a treatment for difficult-to-control asthma. It is a non-drug outpatient procedure. Learn how and when it's done.
Lung granulomas are areas of inflammation in the lung that can have many causes. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.
Pulmonologists are physicians who specialize in diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract. Learn what training is involved and conditions treated.
Small cell lung cancer accounts for 15% of lung cancers. Learn about the symptoms, causes, treatments, and prognosis, as well as recent advances.
Tests to diagnose and stage non-small cell lung cancer can include imaging studies, procedures, lung biopsy, gene profiling, and more. Learn more.