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Educational Presentations

Hope. Fight. Breathe. Lung Cancer Symposium

Saturday, November 1, 2014
A free educational event for patients, families and caregivers

Risk Factors for Lung Cancer: It’s Not All Smoke

What are the other risk factors for lung cancer?
Susan Pinney, PhD, Cancer Epidemiologist/Professor of Environmental Health
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Lung Cancer Screening: Why the Debate?

Who should get screened, and what are the pros and cons of lung cancer screening?
Sandra L. Starnes, MD, Co-Director of the Comprehensive Lung Cancer Center/Chief of the Division of Surgery
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Food for Thought: Can Diet Play a Role in Cancer?

Does what you eat really contribute to the development of cancer? What does the research say about the impact of different types of foods on cancer and its treatment?
John Sacco, MD, Radiation Oncologist/Volunteer Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Education
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Stress Reduction: Using the Mind-Body Connection

What can patients and their families do to reduce stress and better manage symptoms?
Sian Cotton, PhD, Director of the Center for Integrative Health and Wellness/Associate Professor of Medicine
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They Found a Spot: Now What?

What are the types of imaging/tests done to find and evaluate a lung nodule or lung cancer?
Elsira Pina, DO, Pulmonologist/Professor of Medicine
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Treatment of Lung Cancer: Surgery

What are the types of surgeries done for lung cancer, and when?
Valerie Williams, MD, Thoracic Surgeon/Assistant Professor of Surgery
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Treatment of Lung Cancer: Radiation

When is radiation therapy an option, and what are the new treatment options?
Brad Huth, MD, Radiation Oncologist/Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
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Treatment for Lung Cancer: Drug Therapy

Living in the Molecular Age: What are the new advances in drug therapy of lung cancer?
John Morris, MD, Co-Director of the Comprehensive Lung Cancer Center/Professor of Medicine
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