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

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchCancer Center, Yale: Thoracic Oncology ProgramInternal Medicine: Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine: Winchester Chest Clinic, Tuberculosis Center

Research Interests

Lung cancer; Thoracic oncology more...


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

Selected Publications

  • The stage classification of lung cancer: Diagnosis and management of lung cancer, 3rd ed: American College of Chest Physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. Detterbeck FC, Postmus PE, Tanoue LT. Chest. 2013 May;143(5 Suppl):e191S-210S. doi: 10.1378/chest.12-2354. Review.
  • Use of new treatment modalities for non-small cell lung cancer care in the Medicare population. Vest MT, Herrin J, Soulos PR, Decker RH, Tanoue L, Michaud G, Kim AW, Detterbeck F, Morgensztern D, Gross CP. Chest. 2013 Feb 1;143(2):429-35.
  • 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.



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