CONTACT: ANGIE TRACHTA
8788 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: Nov 11, 1999
Public invited to a free seminar on lung cancer Nov.
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Area residents are invited
to hear University of Iowa Health Care experts discuss lung cancer at a free
seminar from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18 at the Hampton Inn/Clarion Hotel
Conference Center in Coralville.
"Health for Your Lifetime, Learning the Lessons on
Lung Cancer " is one of a series of educational seminars planned this
year. Speaking at the seminar will be Jeff Kern, M.D., and Kemp Kernstine,
Kern, UI professor of internal medicine, will review
the causes of lung cancer and the techniques used to diagnose it.
Kernstine, UI associate professor of surgery, will
discuss the surgical treatment options available after a diagnosis has been
In addition, members of the thoracic oncology team
with UI Health Care also will be available to speak to the audience and answer
Pre-registration for the event is encouraged. For
more information or to register, call (319) 384-8442 or toll-free (800) 777-8442.
University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership
between the UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the
patient care, medical education and research programs and services they provide.