Efforts To Address The High Rates Of Lung Cancer In Maine

Nov 27, 2018

We'll learn about a new statewide effort to address Maine's high rate of lung cancer through screening and education.


  • Lance Boucher, Director of Public Policy, Maine & New Hampshire at American Lung Association
  • Dr. Gary Hochheiser, director of thoracic surgery and thoracic oncology, and medical director of the lung screening program at Maine Medical Center
  • Dr. Christian Thomas, practicing hematologist-oncologist and Director of Clinical Research at New England Cancer Specialists
  • Debra Violette, founder and president of Free ME from Lung Cancer, a national nonprofit organization based in Maine
  • Dr. Akshu Balwan, director of interventional pulmonology at MaineGeneral Medical Center