Mercy Health – Springfield Invites the Community to December 13 Lunch and Learn on Advances in Lung Cancer Detection and Treatment

Mercy Health – Springfield announces a free community lunch and learn taking place from noon-1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13 in the Community Room at Oakwood Village Independent Living, located at 1500 Villa Road, Springfield, Ohio 45503.

Special guest speaker Soumya Neravetla, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon, will discuss advances in lung cancer detection and treatment and provide information on the lung cancer screening program at Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Medical Center and the evolution of targeted cancer therapies that are now available to treat lung cancer.

The program, which includes lunch, is free but you must reserve your spot by calling 937-390-9000.

If you are 50 or older, have a history of smoking over 30 years and if you currently smoke or quit within the last 15 years, you may benefit from an annual lung cancer screening. Using a CT scan, a radiologist can detect lung nodules that may be cancerous. Detecting lung cancer early can provide better health outcomes for patients. Talk with your physician about lung cancer screening. For more information, please call Springfield Regional Cancer Center at 937-323-3009.

When you or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, you want to do everything possible to beat the disease and to have every conceivable advantage. At the Springfield Regional Cancer Center, you benefit from leading-edge technology, access to national clinical trials and a team of highly-skilled experts that treats you with compassion right here in Springfield.