Thoracic surgeons at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) provide highly advanced surgical care, working one-on-one with patients to create treatment plans just for them. They also work diligently behind the scenes, as active scientific researchers. The research studies, clinical trials and scientific discoveries completed by BWH thoracic surgeons have led to revolutionary innovations in the field of thoracic surgery.
Thoracic surgery research involves many projects that have emerged from years of interdisciplinary discussion and collaboration among researchers at BWH and additional scientists interested in thoracic diseases who work at other Harvard Medical Area facilities throughout the U.S. and around the world. Together, we have built an integrated research effort among multiple disciplines each contributing to a different aspect of thoracic disease treatment or quality of life (QOL) maintenance.
Research projects, including clinical trials, cover all aspects of patient care including:
Only patients who have provided consent are studied. The high quality care remains the same regardless of study participation. Each project is ultimately designed to improve patient therapy and outcome.
Your contributions to our research will provide the next generation of patients and their families with even better care. Your contributions can be directed toward:
Learn more about the individual thoracic research projects.
To learn how you can support our thoracic research, go to www.bwhgiving.org/thoracic.
Read scientific research papers published by BWH Thoracic Surgery Researchers.
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