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Lung Cancer: What You Should Know about Prevention, Detection, Treatment and Survival

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Each year, more people die of lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined. It is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. The American Cancer Society estimates that 224,210 new cases of lung cancer will be diagnosed and 159,260 people will die from lung cancer in 2014.

Join physicians from East Jefferson General Hospital for a roundtable discussion on what we can all do to minimize our risks and the very latest in treatment options and survivorship.

  • Dr. Kenneth Smith, Pulmonologist
  • Dr. Mary Beth Lobrano, Radiologist
  • Dr. Michael Brothers, Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeon
  • Dr. Thomas Cosgriff, Medical Oncologist
  • Dr. Paul Page, Radiation Oncologist

Light dinner and registration begins at 5:30pm, program begins at 6pm

EJGH Crawford Conference Center, Esplanade Room 3

Seating is FREE but limited. Call HealthFinder to reserve a seat: 504-456-5000

CLICK HERE to register

Supermarket Safari

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Attend our Supermarket Safari and take a guided, virtual tour through the aisles of the grocery store. During this seminar, participants: Learn to find the best foods for diabetics in the grocery store, discover how to read food labels and obtain recipes that are healthy, quick and easy

CLICK HERE for details.

Safeheart Health Screens

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Learn your risks for heart attack and stroke and get peace of mind. 5 screens for only $119.

CLICK HERE for details.


Yoga and Tai Chi at City Park

EJGH Wellness Center presents relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA Monday evenings at 6pm. Or join us for Yoga or Pilates Saturday mornings at 8am among NOMA's outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

Classes are $5 or free to members of EJGH Wellness Center, EJGH Healthy Lifestyles or members of NOMA.

Call HealthFinder at 456-5000 to register.


Last Updated on Friday, October 31, 2014 11:03 AM


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