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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Bett Plex)

5185 Competition Drive
Bettendorf, IA 52722

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1417 Kimberly Road
Bettendorf, IA 52722

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3415 53rd Avenue
Bettendorf, IA 52722

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UnityPoint Clinic Express Care - Moline

106 19th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265

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UnityPoint Clinic Express Care - North Port

3426 North Port Drive
Muscatine, IA 52761

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3904 16th Street
Moline, IL 61265

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Quad Cities Hospital

Lung Cancer Services

Trinity Cancer center offers the following services through the Lung Cancer Program:

  • Comprehensive Treatment Planning
  • Diagnostic and Screening Services
  • Surgical Services
  • Medical Oncology Services
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Supportive Services

Comprehensive Treatment Planning

The Lung Cancer Clinic brings together a multidisciplinary team of leading experts in thoracic surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, pulmonology, pathology, and radiology. Treatment strategies are developed with referring physicians and often involve surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy or a combination of treatments and clinical trials when appropriate.

Diagnostic Services

The Lung Cancer Clinic uses comprehensive diagnostic evaluations, including endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS), 3D navigational bronchoscopy, detailed radiographic evaluation, a bronchoscopic biopsy or needle biopsy to assist the team in determining the best course of treatment. Thoracic surgeons also may be asked to perform a minimally invasive biopsy of the lung lesion.

Surgical Services

The UnityPoint Health Trinity thoracic surgeons have expertise in a number of highly specialized technologies and minimally invasive surgical procedures to remove tumors of the lung, including:

  • Minimally invasive surgical options
  • Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)
  • Wedge resection  
  • Open surgery for complex malignancies

Medical Oncology Services

Medical oncologists specializing in lung cancer offer a full range of chemotherapy and biologic targeted therapies for all types and stages of cancer. Patients have access to the latest therapies and clinical trials.

When appropriate, lung cancer patients are placed on a clinical pathway, a disease-specific treatment strategy developed by our physicians to ensure that all patients receive consistent evidence-based care. Each pathway combines innovative and promising clinical trial options with the best standard of care therapies. Ongoing review by the clinical team ensures that each pathway remains the best and most effective treatment option available.

Radiation Therapy

Patients have access to a variety of advanced radiation planning and delivery systems:

  • Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
  • Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)

Supportive Services

The Lung Cancer Clinic offers supportive services along with the treatment plan.  These services include:

  • Nutrition
  • Social work
  • Pain management
  • Behavioral medicine
  • Palliative care

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call Judy Howell, Nurse Navigator, at (309) 779-5090.