Primary diseases which are involved in the diagnosis and treatment field of Chest Diseases Department: asthma, allergic diseases, acute/chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer, pleural diseases, mesothelioma, pulmonary infectious diseases, pneumonia, tuberculosis, interstitial lung disease, sarcoidosis, pulmonary embolism, occupational lung diseases, sleep-disordered breathing and smoking addiction. The treatment plan of patients diagnosed with lung cancer is made upon evaluation in the multidisciplinary thoracic oncology council. All diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in our department are performed by academic staff and residents of Department of Chest Diseases as well as specialist technicians.