The First to Know
Cutting-edge therapies and advanced treatments have all played a role in Dr. Betty Tong’s work. As an experienced thoracic surgeon and researcher, Dr. Tong studies and implements the latest and best surgical techniques to treat her patients with mesothelioma, a rare cancer that results from exposure to asbestos.
Dr. Betty Tong prefers minimally invasive surgery because it offers her patients a lower level of risk and a quicker recovery time.
Dr. Tong is an experienced researcher in thoracic surgery. Her research informs her practice as a thoracic surgeon. Moreover, she has a thorough knowledge of gender-based outcomes and she shares this knowledge with her patients.
A Surgeon Who Prefers Minimally Invasive Techniques
Dr. Tong prefers minimally invasive surgery because it is backed by research. She offers her patients with asbestos-related disease this surgical treatment because it has a lower level of risk and a quicker recovery time.
In each case, Dr. Tong weighs the risks and benefits that the patient faces and ultimately chooses the surgical approach that will best benefit the patient.