Jorge Gomez Contributor

Dr. Gomez is a hematologist and oncologist at Mount Sinai Hospital and an assistant professor of Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

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Self-Care During Cancer Treatment: 5 Expert Tips

“I think taking care of yourself is being able to ask other people for help.”

Hitting the Target: How Genomic Testing Has Revolutionized Lung Cancer Treatment

Certain mutations in cancer cells are a bullseye for treatment.

The 5 Main Lung Cancer Treatment Types

“Patients that have received a lung cancer diagnosis have every reason to be hopeful.”

Treating Lung Cancer with Targeted Therapy: How These Groundbreaking Drugs Work

Many lung cancer patients see improvement after just a couple weeks.

Treating Lung Cancer with Immunotherapy: How These Groundbreaking Drugs Work

“Immunotherapies have really caused a paradigm shift in our treatment of lung cancer patients.”

Proper Nutrition During Lung Cancer Treatment: What Patients Need to Know

What to eat when you don’t feel like eating.

Caring for a Lung Cancer Patient: 6 Ways Loved Ones Can Help

“Patients diagnosed with lung cancer need help. No one can do this alone.”

The Lung Cancer Stigma Is Real and Devastating to Patients—Here’s What to Do About It

“No patient deserves to have lung cancer, whether they've smoked or not.”

Getting an Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Diagnosis: What You Need to Know

Most lung cancers are found when they’re harder to treat, but breakthrough therapies are prolonging and improving patients’ quality of life.