HOBART – Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death in men and women of every ethnic group in the United States. Lung cancer accounts for 26 percent of all cancer deaths; an estimated 427 Americans die of lung cancer every day.
In recognition of November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and in collaboration with the Lung Cancer Alliance, St. Mary Medical Center will host a free program, “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer,” on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. in the Auditorium.
At 6 p.m., pulmonologist Charles Rebesco, MD, will present a presentation on “Updates in Lung Cancer Detection and Treatment.” At 6:30 p.m., radiologist Koppolu Sarma, MD, will present “Non-Surgical Management of Early State Lung Cancer/Radiation.”
“Shine a Light on Lung Cancer” is free and open to the public. To register, please call 219-836-3477 or 866-836-3477.
St. Mary Medical Center is one of three hospitals of Community Healthcare System, which also includes Community Hospital in Munster, Indiana and St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago. To learn more about the physicians and services of Community Healthcare System, visit the website at comhs.org.
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