Update on operable lung cancer

Presented by Mr Michael Dusmet, Consultant, The Royal Brompton Hospital.

Mr Michael Dusmet
Mr Michael Dusmet

Mr Dusmet grew up in southern California then in Switzerland where he trained first as a general surgeon. After a two year fellowship in Toronto, Canada, Mr Dusmet became a thoracic surgeon. He has been consultant thoracic surgeon at London's Royal Brompton Hospital since 2002. His interests include the surgical management of lung cancer.

Here he discusses:

  • Changes to the TNM staging system
  • Defining resectability
  • The use and limitations of imaging
  • Interpreting lung-function tests
  • Pre-operative chemotherapy
  • Voulume reduction surgery

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