Lung Cancer Awareness Events Set for November

Lung Cancer Awareness Events Set for November

(Fort Myers, Fla. – Oct. 31, 2017) --- According to the Healthy Lee Community Health Needs Assessment, lung cancer is the leading cause of death in Lee County. To help raise awareness of the prevention and treatment of lung cancer, Lee Health has two events planned for November.

Clear the Air with Lung Cancer Prevention Saturday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Healthy Life Center at Coconut Point, 23190 Fashion Drive, Suite 105, Estero

Featuring:

  • Dr. Raymond Santucci, pulmonologist with Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Specialists of SW Florida, who will discuss the causes and diagnostic process of lung cancer.
  • Dr. Randall Buss, a cardiothoracic surgeon with Shipley Cardiothoracic Center. Dr. Buss will discuss the surgical treatment of lung cancer.
  • Dr. Anita Arnold, Lee Physician Group cardio-oncologist, who will discuss the evaluation of cardiology needs of patients prior to and after cancer treatment.
  • Dr. Keith Miller, a radiation oncologist with 21st Century Oncology. Dr. Miller will discuss screening and radiation treatment.

For more information or to register to attend, call 239-495-4475.

  • Lung Cancer Awareness Health Fair
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Regional Cancer Center, 8931 Colonial Center Drive, Fort Myers

This inaugural event is for lung cancer patients, survivors, health care employees and the community. There will be valuable education about prevention, as well as information and resources for treating and surviving lung cancer.

For more information, call 239-343-9500.


About Lee Health

Since the opening of the first hospital in 1916, Lee Health has been a health care leader in Southwest Florida, constantly evolving to meet the needs of the community. A non-profit, integrated health care services organization, Lee Health is committed to the well-being of every individual served, focused on healthy living and maintaining good health. Staffed by caring people, inspiring health, services are conveniently located throughout the community in four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals, outpatient centers, walk-in medical centers, primary care and specialty physician practices and other services across the continuum of care. Learn more at www.LeeHealth.org


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