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Stamford Hospital Puts A Spotlight On Lung Cancer In Program

Dr. Michael Ebright
Dr. Michael Ebright Photo Credit: Courtesy of Stamford Hospital

STAMFORD, Conn. – Stamford Hospital will host “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer,” on Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Tully Health Center.

The evening is designed to highlight the importance of lung cancer awareness, discuss developments in early detection and treatment, and celebrate patients who have fought and survived the disease.

“We are pleased to provide an opportunity to discuss the risk factors, screening and treatment options for lung cancer in recognition of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month,” said Dr. Michael Ebright, director of thoracic surgery at Stamford Hospital.

There is no cost, but participants are urged to register.

The “Shine a Light” event will include a panel discussion, testimonials from lung cancer patients and light refreshments.

Panelists will include Ebright and Melissa Ronk, Thoracic Nurse Navigator at Stamford Hospital’s Bennett Cancer Center, who works closely with physicians to assist patients who are diagnosed with lung cancer.

The event, which is free and open to the public, starts at 6 p.m.

To learn more about it and to register, call 1-877-233-WELL (9355) or go online at the website .

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