Waterford Public Library to hold lung cancer screening discussion

New London -- Radiologist Dr. Louis Mazzarelli will discuss the importance of lung cancer screenings at the Waterford Public Library from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 12.

Dr. Mazzarelli will discuss low-dose CT lung screening and offer tips on reducing risk of lung cancer. A question-and-answer session will follow.

There are more than 200,000 new cases of lung cancer each year. Screening smokers and ex-smokers with a chest CT scan has shown to increase survival rates for lung cancer by 20 percent. Dr. Mazzarelli will discuss how this test can make an important difference in patients’ lives.

Admission is free, but seating is limited. To reserve a seat, call (860) 271-4329.

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