Comprehensive Thoracic Oncology Program Team

Our Comprehensive Thoracic Oncology Program offers the resources of a world-class medical center along with a personalized, integrated approach to your care. Our team approach means patients receive coordinated and thoughtful care with a personal touch. We create individualized care plans to diagnose, evaluate for stage, and treat each cancer in a timely fashion.

Members of this specialized team include:

  • Advanced practice nurses
  • Chest radiologists
  • Esophageal
  • Molecular biologists
  • Nutritionist
  • Palliative care
  • Pulmonologists
  • Social worker
  • Thoracic cytopathologist
  • Thoracic medical oncologists
  • Thoracic pathologists
  • Thoracic radiation oncologists
  • Thoracic surgeons

We also pursue new and innovative strategies to advance our field and the care we provide. We aim to reduce lung cancer incidence, improve treatments, and prolong the survival and quality of life of those diagnosed with cancer. Your integrated care is coordinated through our centrally located hub at DHMC in Lebanon, NH, as well as our four regional locations in Manchester, NHNashua, NHKeene, NH; and St. Johnsbury, VT.and affiliated hospitals throughout New Hampshire and Vermont.

Precision Medicine: A Team Approach

At the Cancer Center, there are 15 teams, officially called “clinical oncology programs,” but often referred to simply as “tumor boards.” Each team focuses on a specific cancer and meets regularly to review patient cases and recommend treatment plans. Read more.

Program leadership

Program providers

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Additional team members

All of our providers and team members work together to ensure you receive the best possible care.

Interdisciplinary clinic

  • Patricia Leblanc, RN
  • Leslie Pellegrino, RN
  • Tamara L. Moran, RN

Program staff

  • Erin Swasey, MSW, Continuing Care Manager
  • Meagan Lashua
  • Frances Willette

Oncology dietitians

  • Elise B. Cushman, MS, RD, CSO, LD
  • Jeannine B. Mills, MS, RD, CSO, LD

Office of Clinical Research

  • Tara Suntoke
  • Nerissa Charland

Oncology programs coordinator

  • Emily W. Godfrey

Thoracic surgery research coordinator

  • Lauren M. Robinson, BS