• Lung cancer

    Lung cancer is the most common form of cancer worldwide, and Kentucky leads the nation in lung cancer incidence and mortality. The UK Markey Cancer Center is working to reduce the burden of this disease through world-class care and compassion for people and families affected by it.

    Markey’s Multidisciplinary Lung Cancer Program includes multiple oncology specialists who have a broad range of expertise in all aspects of lung cancer. Conditions treated include small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer, mesothelioma, thymoma, esophageal cancer, bronchial carcinoid and other thoracic cancers. Surgery, radiation and chemotherapy treatments are state-of-the-art, supplemented by national research studies as well as treatments with promising new drug regimens.

    The UK Lung Cancer Screening Program is available for patients who might be at risk for lung cancer, including smokers and former smokers. Learn more about the program.

    Lung and thoracic cancer care at the UK Markey Cancer Center

    Cardiothoracic surgery
    Clinical trials 
    Genetic counseling 

    Patient appointments

    Request an appointment online or call 859-257-4488 or toll free 866-340-4488.

  • Multidisciplinary Clinic

    Markey Cancer Center
    Whitney-Hendrickson Building
    First Floor
    800 Rose St.
    Lexington KY 40536-0098

    This is a clinic of the University of Kentucky Hospital, also known as UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital. Read more »

    Call 859-257-4488
    Call 866-340-4488

    A parking lot for Markey Cancer Center patients is located near the Whitney-Hendrickson Building, accessible via Hospital Drive.

    Directions to Markey Cancer Center - Whitney-Hendrickson Building »

    Insurance information

    Insurance policies can vary widely. Please check with your doctor/clinic for specific insurance information before your visit or procedure to avoid unexpected out-of-pocket costs. See list of insurers »

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