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Webinar: Lung Cancer Screening, Treatment Options

February 05, 2021

Learn more about screening and treatment options for lung cancer at an upcoming webinar sponsored by MidState Medical Center.

In this free virtual class, join board certified pulmonologist Carissa Monterroso, MD, to learn about lung cancer, who is at risk and who can benefit from screening. Dr. Monterroso will discuss early diagnosis, the different types of lung cancer and what treatment options are available. A live question-and-answer session with the expert will follow the presentation.

The webinar, Understanding Lung Cancer: Screening, Treatment Options & More, will be on Tuesday, Feb. 9 from noon to 1 p.m.

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer among men and women, according to the American Cancer Society. It mainly occurs in older people, most of those diagnosed are older than 65, only a small percentage are younger than 45. About 235,000 new cases of lung cancer are projected to be diagnosed in 2021.

To register for the webinar, please call 1.855.HHC.HERE (1.855.442.4373) or visit HartfordHealthCare.org/VirtualClasses. After you register, you’ll receive an email with easy instructions on joining the webinar.