Friday, October 15, 2010

Cancer Screening Myths and Facts Discussed at Northwest

There are many opinions on cancer screening, whether it's who should get mammograms or when to start testing for cervical cancer. That's why the Alvin & Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute wants to help you receive the best information about when to get screened and what to get screened for, as well as help health care professionals encourage

Cancer Screening Myths & Facts for You and Your Loved Ones is a talk that will cover breast, colon, and lung cancer screening guidelines. Breast surgeon Dawn Leonard, surgical oncologist Arun Mavanur and oncologist Mayer Gorbaty will also discuss other cancers and when to screen, and a patient advocate will share.

The talk will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 11 at Northwest Hospital's Pike & Owings Rooms. Those at risk for developing cancer or people who would like to motivate/encourage others to be screened should attend. Pre-registration is required, so call 410-601-9355 today.

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