Sylvester to Hold Lung Cancer Awareness Fair November 12

In observance of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the Thoracic Site Disease Group at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Thoracic Surgery Division at University of Miami Hospital will host a health fair on lung cancer awareness on Thursday, November 12, for health care providers, staff, faculty, students, and anyone in the community interested in learning about the latest on lung cancer.

Information will be provided on smoking cessation, lung cancer prevention, surgery, treatment, and will include lung cancer screenings, which are now covered by UM’s Aetna insurance.

The fair will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. on the ground floor at Sylvester, and from 1 to 3 p.m. in the UM Hospital lobby. Registration is not required, and walk-ins are welcome. For more information, contact Yohanna Zaldumbide, thoracic nurse navigator, at 305-243-0720, Marie J. Charles, lung cancer screening coordinator, at 305-243-9069, or Joy Stephens-McDonnough, Thoracic Surgery Division at UMH at 786-405-2007.

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