Oral Cancer Awareness Lunch and Learn

Lourdes Marshall Nemer Pavilion - Borders Community Room
1532 Lone Oak Rd First Floor (by Main Entrance)
Paducah, Kentucky 42003
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To help raise awareness for oral, head, neck and thyroid cancer, Lourdes is hosting a free Lunch and Learn on Wednesday, April 18 from Noon – 1 p.m. in the Lourdes Marshall Nemer Pavilion’s Borders Community Room.

Mercy Ear, Nose and Throat’s Dr. Rockne Brubaker will be the guest speaker. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Consider attending this seminar if one or more of these risk factors apply to you: prolonged sun exposure, tobacco use or second-hand smoke exposure, alcohol use, HPV, Epstein-Barr virus, over age 40, environmental or occupational inhalants exposure, Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or family history of thyroid cancer. 

Statistics estimate nearly 65,000 people will develop head and neck cancer this year and nearly 57,000 new cases of thyroid cancer will be diagnosed this year. 

The event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, call (270) 538-5867.