Lung Cancer

You are at the center of everything we do at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center. Here, we surround you with a team of specialists who work together closely to provide expert, targeted care and compassionate support throughout your treatment and beyond.

Lung cancer treatment has changed dramatically in recent years, with more options and significantly higher survival rates. As treatment becomes more complex, it's more important than ever to see experts who can determine the best way to treat your particular disease.

The Fred Hutch Lung Cancer Program is the largest, most experienced program of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. We guide you every step of the way, combining our deep clinical expertise in lung cancer with a commitment to meet your unique needs.

Why Choose Fred Hutch for Lung Cancer Treatment?

Comprehensive Lung Cancer Treatment

Our physicians are experts in the full spectrum of complex treatments lung cancer may require. Based on the unique characteristics of your cancer, your team may recommend surgery, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, proton therapy or other radiation therapy, all available at Fred Hutch.

Lung Cancer Clinical Trials

To give you access to the most innovative therapies, we unite the leading researchers and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch and UW Medicine so you can take part in lung cancer clinical studies not available everywhere. More clinical studies on lung cancer take place here than anywhere else in the region.

Detecting Lung Cancer Early

Our Lung Cancer Early Detection and Prevention Clinic evaluates patients with pulmonary nodules or other abnormalities that might be signs of lung cancer. We also offer the latest information on risk factors and screening for people at high risk.

A National Leader in Cancer Care

Fred Hutch is the leading cancer treatment center in the region and among the top nationally, according to U.S. News & World Report.

NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center

We are a comprehensive cancer center, a designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) that reflects our scientific leadership and the depth and breadth of our research to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.

Learn About Lung Cancer

We offer comprehensive treatment from a team of experts who specialize in lung cancer.

Facts & Resources

Lung Cancer Treatment

At Fred Hutch, we have been personalizing lung cancer care for decades. Our experts offer comprehensive care — from prevention, screening and diagnosis to treatment and surveillance.


Lung Cancer Care Team

At Fred Hutch, you receive care from a team of providers with extensive experience in your disease.

Care Team

Latest Treatments and Clinical Trials

We bring promising new treatments to patients. For lung cancer patients, this means more treatment options at Fred Hutch than you might find elsewhere, including the chance to participate in one of many ongoing clinical trials conducted at Fred Hutch and UW Medicine.

Many patients at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center receive promising therapies by taking part in clinical trials. These research studies are done by physician-scientists from Fred Hutch and UW Medicine. They test new treatments or new ways to use current treatments.

Every advance in cancer treatment in recent years has come out of clinical trials. We offer more active clinical trials than anywhere else, which means more treatment options for patients like you.

For some people, taking part in a clinical study may be the best treatment choice. Access to clinical studies by researchers at Fred Hutch and UW Medicine is one reason many patients come to us for care.