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Provocative Cancer Screening Practice To Be Discussed November 7

EVENT: The symposium, “Current Directions in Screening and Management of Early State Lung Cancer,” will feature a presentation by guest speaker Claudia Henschke, MD, from Weill Medical College of Cornell University— on performing routine CT scans on smokers and former smokers as an early cancer diagnosis tool (Dr. Henschke was profiled on this provocative topic in the New York Times, October 31, 2006...)


The symposium will review the latest news on lung cancer detection and treatment for the medical community.

The symposium is an opportunity for reporters to learn more about how health professionals approach the world’s number one killer cancer.

WHERE: New York Hospital Queens
                Lang Center for Research & Education Auditorium
                56-45 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355

WHEN: Tuesday, November 7, 2006 at 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

WHO: The hospital’s Continuing Medical Education Department and our lung cancer specialists designed this program for the purpose of patient care improvement in the metropolitan NY area. Presenters include lung cancer specialists from Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York Hospital Queens.

New York Hospital Queens is accredited by the Medical Society of New York State to sponsor continuing medical education. Physicians who participate in the programs are eligible for AMA continuing medical education credit.

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