Lung cancer forms in tissues of the lung, usually in the cells that line the air passages. It is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women.
Mark Sides, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Areas of Specialty
Thoracic Oncology, Lung Cancer
Tulane University School of Medicine, 2015
Internal Medicine: University of Texas Medical Branch, 2018
Epstein-Barr Virus-Related Cancers: Tulane University School of Medicine, 2011
Medical Oncology: University of Texas Medical Branch, 2020
PhD in Virology, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences, Tulane University School of Medicine, 2010
American Board of Internal Medicine
Lung cancer screening; lung nodule tracking programs; clinical trials in thoracic oncology; pathogenesis of lung cancer; therapeutic targets in the treatment of lung cancer; factors that increase the risk of autoimmune pneumonitis.