Educational Resources

The following resources are provided by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 7,600 surgeons, researchers, and allied health care professionals worldwide who are dedicated to ensuring the best possible outcomes for surgeries of the heart, lungs, and esophagus, as well as other surgical procedures within the chest.

What to Expect After Heart Surgery

Navigating Lung Cancer

Your Lung Operation:  Education for a Better Recovery

Quit Smoking Before Your Operation

Stop Smoking For Surgery

Quit Smoking Card