“We utilize the expertise and experience of specialists in thoracic surgery, pulmonary medicine, medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology and radiology,” Meyers said about the program’s multidisciplinary approach to care. “The program provides patients a full range of services including clinical trials, screening for early detection of lung cancer and smoking cessation.”
Meyers said she wanted to be a nurse as a child and never wavered from her goal. She started her career working as a care coordinator for lung patients in the hospital and quickly became interested in learning more about lung cancer and cancer in general. She said she sees daily how staff at Methodist lives The Meaning of Care with each interaction.
In her free time, Meyers enjoys golf, travel, scuba diving, reading and spending time with her family.
Lung cancer is one of the most common and deadliest types of cancer, accounting for one of every five cancer deaths. Despite these scary statistics, fewer than 4 percent of people who qualify for lung cancer screenings ever get them. Should you?