Thoracic surgeon helps lung cancer patient|Loyola Medicine

Loyola Medicine thoracic surgeon helps lung cancer patient achieve golf dream

Frank Trombetta was looking forward to a once-in-a-lifetime chance to play St. Andrews Links in Scotland, one of the oldest golf courses in the world. Then he was diagnosed with lung cancer. Originally, Mr. Trombetta was told his recovery from surgery would take so long that he would have to cancel his plans. But Loyola Medicine thoracic surgeon Wickii Vigneswaran, MD, offered Mr. Trombetta a less-invasive robotic surgery. With a faster recovery, Mr. Trombetta was able to make his dream trip.