SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J., May 3, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- NY Top Docs has recently reviewed and approved Cynthia
Dr. Chin was the first female thoracic surgeon in Westchester County and she was the first thoracic surgeon to spearhead White Plains Hospital's free lung cancer screening program.
"Only 25 % of lung cancers are diagnosed at an early stage when curative treatments can be used," says Dr. Chin. "Unfortunately, when patients have symptoms, the lung cancer is usually advanced and there is no cure or treatment. Getting these high risk people to get screened, either by our hospital or by their own doctors, is crucial in reducing cancer deaths."
Since the screening program was implemented in 2012, Dr. Chin and her partner have screened 474 people and 12 lung cancers were detected. The screening helped identify these cancers early, at a time when surgery could offer a cure.
Providing the best care for all patients is Dr. Chin's focus, but as the Director of Women's Cancer Program Services, she brings unique insight to her role. "As a wife and mother, I know that a cancer diagnosis affects the whole family," she says. "I help my patients look at the whole picture. The stress of missing a graduation or bat mitzvah can be counterproductive to wellness. Our goal is to guide our patients through the process to ease the anxiety and fear."
To learn more about Dr. Cynthia Chin, please visit her custom NY Top Docs webpage here: https://nytopdocs.com/doctors/drcynthiachin/
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