April 22, 2015 – What is lung cancer? What are the risk factors for
lung cancer? Can it be prevented or detected early? What are the new lung
cancer screening guidelines?
Lung cancer is the most common type of cancer in both men and women in
the United States. According to the American Cancer Society, tobacco smoking
is by far the leading cause of lung cancer. At least 80 percent of lung
cancer deaths are caused by smoking, and many others are caused by exposure
to secondhand smoke.
Join us on Thursday, May 7, 2015, as Kenyon Meadows, M.D., board-certified
radiation oncologist with Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Radiation
Oncology, presents “Lung Cancer Screening: Is it Right for Me?”
The lecture will offer important information on strategies to reduce your
risk for lung cancer, treatment options, the new lung cancer screening
guidelines and more.
The free lecture will take place from 12-1 p.m. at Velocity Health &
Fitness, 1520 West Orange Street, Jesup, Ga. A question and answer session
will be included at the conclusion of the lecture, and a light lunch will
Southeast Georgia Physician Associates- Radiation Oncology is a strategic
affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System.
To learn more about the free lecture series or to reserve a complimentary
seat, please call toll-free 1-855-ASK-SGHS (1-855-275-7447), or send an
e-mail to email@example.com.