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Lung Association to Host Lung Cancer Summit in NYC Monday, June 23

(June 17, 2014) -

Who: American Lung Association of the Northeast, medical experts, patient advocates, patients and caregivers. Featured speakers at the Lung Cancer Summit will include: Batya Reckson, LCSW, Oncology Social Worker, Mount Sinai Medical Center; Cardinale Smith, MD, Medical Oncologist, Mount Sinai Medical Center; and Mark Kris, MD, Medical Oncologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.


What:   Topics to include new hope through clinical trials, Supportive Oncology and fighting stigma by fighting lung cancer.

When: Monday, June 23.  Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. The Lung Cancer Summit will take place from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.


Where: Institute of Continuing Education, 1199 Training & Employment Funds

The Penthouse, 330 W. 42nd Street, 33rd Floor, New York, NY 10036

Why: Any one of us at any time can get lung cancer.  LUNG FORCE, a national movement led by the American Lung Association, is on a mission to make lung cancer history.
Consider these terrible facts:

  • Every five minutes, a woman in the U.S. is told she has lung cancer.
  • Lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer of women in the U.S., surpassing breast cancer in 1987.
  • The lung cancer death rate in women has more than doubled over the past 35 years.


Rsvp:  or Liz D’Imperio at  EDImperio@LungNE.org or 917.210.5641

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