Why an Individualized Approach Matters
Dr. Frank Detterbeck asserts that aggressive cancers, like asbestos-related lung cancer, must be treated with different surgical approaches than slow-growing cancers. An elaboration on his individualized approach can be found in the more than 20 chapters he authored and co-authored for Diagnosis and Treatment of Lung Cancer: An Evidence-Based Guide for the Practicing Clinician.
Over the course of his career, Dr. Frank Detterbeck has given over 130 regional, national, and international presentations and lectures on minimally invasive lung cancer surgery.
Advocate for Minimally Invasive Surgery
Dr. Detterbeck serves as Chief of Thoracic Surgery and Assistant Director of Surgery at Yale. He serves on a collaborative team of individuals who also emphasize minimally invasive procedures in the treatment of aggressive malignancies.
Dr. Detterbeck remains active in clinical research. He has received three national research grants and one local one. Over the course of his career, he has given over 130 regional, national, and international presentations and lectures on minimally invasive lung cancer surgery.
If you believe you or a loved one could benefit from the care of an expert thoracic surgeon who performs minimally invasive surgeries for mesothelioma, contact Dr. Frank Detterbeck.