Dr. Puja Khaitan

Watch for these potential lung cancer warning signs

Puja G. Khaitan, MD, Director, Esophageal Surgery November 17, 2017

Despite recent progress in lung cancer research, the survival rate for lung cancer patients remains poor. Only about 18 percent…

Routine lung cancer screening saves lives

Puja G. Khaitan, MD, Director, Esophageal Surgery November 22, 2017

We’ve made great progress in recent years when it comes to lung cancer. As noted in trends data from the…

Why all forms of tobacco are harmful, not just smoking

Puja G. Khaitan, MD, Director, Esophageal Surgery November 30, 2017

Cigarettes and other tobacco products contain one of the world’s most addictive substances: nicotine. The Centers for Disease Control and…