Boca Raton Regional Hospital Hosts Great American Smokeout® Event on November 19

To commemorate Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Boca Regional Hospital’s Eugene M. & Christine E. Lynn Cancer Institute will host a free health fair and lung cancer discussion on Thursday, November 19 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. Held in conjunction with the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) annual Great American Smokeout, the event will include an interactive health fair featuring representatives from the ACS, American Lung Association, Area Health Education Center, AstraZenteca and Myriad MyPlan. An informative presentation on lung cancer prevention, detection and treatment options will be given by the region’s leading lung cancer experts. Current and former tobacco users and those who are interested in learning more about lung health are invited to attend this free event. A “Cold Turkey” sandwich, chips and a beverage will be provided. To learn more, call 561.955.3276.

The Lynn Cancer Institute is located at 701 NW 13th Street, Boca Raton, FL 33486.

About Boca Raton Regional Hospital – Advancing the boundaries of medicine.

Boca Raton Regional Hospital is an advanced, tertiary medical center ( with 400 beds and more than 800 primary and specialty physicians on staff. The Hospital is a recognized leader in oncology, cardiovascular disease and surgery, minimally invasive surgery, orthopedics, women’s health, emergency medicine and the neurosciences, all of which offer state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging capabilities. The Hospital is a designated Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA).

Boca Raton Regional Hospital is the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ for 10 years running and was named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, both by Healthgrades®. Boca Raton Regional Hospital was also recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015–2016 Best Hospitals listing as a top-ranked hospital in the South Florida metropolitan area for the fourth time in the last five years.

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