Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Results from The National Lung Screening Trial published in The New England Journal of Medicine showed a 20 percent reduction in lung cancer deaths among high-risk patients who were screened yearly with low-dose CT scans of the chest, when compared to patients screened with standard chest X-rays. An annual screening can find cancer at an earlier stage, when it is easier to treat.
|When:||Friday, June 8 | Noon to 1 p.m.|
|What:||Community Lecture - Do You Qualify for a Lung Cancer Screening?|
|Where:||Health First's Viera Hospital Medical Plaza, 2nd Floor Conference Room|
|Who:||Leonor Lourido-Wolfman, ARNP, FNP-C|
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