Free Lung Cancer Program set for Nov 7 at NMMC

Date(s) - 11/07/2013
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

NMMC Women's Hospital


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TUPELO, Miss.-The American Lung Association will sponsor a free workshop, “Frankly Speaking about Lung Cancer,” from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at the North Mississippi Medical Center Women’s Hospital Education Center, 4566 S. Eason Blvd.

Featured speakers include James Rish, M.D., a pulmonologist with Pulmonary Consultants, and Bethany C. Bryant, J.D., MSN, director of the NMMC Cancer Center.

In celebration of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, this program will cover the latest treatments for lung cancer. Experts will also discuss side effects, side-effect management, and tools to overcome the social and emotional challenges of a lung cancer diagnosis. The goal is to answer many questions about lung cancer to help the individual and loved ones manage the disease more successfully.

For more details and to register, contact Amy Ellis at or (601) 206-5810, ext. 30.