Lynn Tanoue MD

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary); Director, Winchester Chest Clinic; Medical Director, Yale Cancer Center Thoracic Oncology Program; Associate Medical Director, Respiratory Care, YNHH; Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs; Interim Section Chief (7/1/12 - 6/30/13)

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Thoracic Oncology Program

Internal Medicine: Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine: Winchester Chest Clinic; Tuberculosis Center

Research Interests

Lung Cancer  more...


  • B.A., Harvard-Radcliffe College, 1978
  • M.D., Yale University, 1982

Selected Publications

  • Dela Cruz, CS, Tanoue, LT, Matthay, RA. Lung Cancer: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Prevention. Clinics in Chest Medicine, 32(4). Elsevier Saunders, Philadelphia. 2011, pp 605-644.
  • Tanoue, LT. “Lung Cancer: Clinical Evaluation and Staging”, in Comprehensive Respiratory Medicine, Ed. SG Spiro SG and G Silvestri, Mosby, London, in press.
  • Gettinger S. and Tanoue, LT. Lung Cancer in Older Patients. In Aging and Lung Diseases, M. Pisani Ed, Springer, New York, 2011, pp 89-110.



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