Cancer

Lung Aware

Cancer care experts will discuss lung cancer prevention, tobacco cessation programs and the Lung Aware screening.  For more information about upcoming sessions, please call 1-800-560-9990.

Fresh Start Smoking Cessation

November 7, 9, 12 and 16 | 10 - 11 a.m. 
Riverview Medical Center 

November 26, 28; December 3 and 5 | 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Ocean Medical Center

These four-session smoking cessation programs are offered by the American Cancer Society. For a complete schedule or to register for an upcoming program, please call 1-800-560-9990.
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