November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month! Below is a list of events and activities happening across Kentucky to raise lung cancer awareness, provided by the Kentucky Cancer Consortium’s Lung Cancer Network. We hope to see you at some events!

 

All November:

Love Your Lungs (UK BREATHE)

Social Media Campaign

#loveyourlungs @kysmokefree

Promoting: NEW county level radon map infographics and virtual Train the Trainer seminars to use the new materials in the community

 

October 29th:

KentuckyOne Cancer Care Shine a Light

October 29, 2016, 9:00 AM

KentuckyOne Cancer Care Blazer Pkwy

3470 Blazer Pkwy, Lexington, KY 40509

Organizer:  Lauren Whelan, laurenwhelan@kentuckyonehealth.org

Note: being held in conjunction with KYOne Cancer Screening Day

 

November 1

Baptist Health Cancer Care Shine a Light

November 1, 2016, 5:30 – 6:30 PM

Cancer Center at Baptist Health

1 Trillium Way, Corbin, KY 40701

Organizer:  Becky Garrison, Martha.garrison@bhsi.com

 

November 3

KY LEADS Collaborative, U of L, Provider Education Presenting/Exhibiting

Annual Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Statewide Meeting

UK Boone Center

Lexington, KY

Contact: Celeste Worth, cmtuck01@louisville.edu 

 

November 3-4

KY LEADS Collaborative, U of L, Provider Education Presenting/Exhibiting

Kentucky Academy of Physician Assistants

Hilton Downtown

Lexington, KY

Contact: Celeste Worth, cmtuck01@louisville.edu 

 

November 4

Robley Rex VA Medical Center Shine a Light

November 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Robley Rex VA Medical Center, Room E-005 (Located near West Entrance)

800 Zorn Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206

Organizer: Jennifer Pendleton, jennifer.pendleton@va.gov

 

KY LEADS Collaborative, U of L, Provider Education Presenting/Exhibiting

2016 KMA CME Coordinator Conference

U of L Shelby Campus

Louisville, KY

For more info, contact Rachel Sender at KMA

502-814-1396

 

November 6

The 6th annual Central Kentucky FREE TO BREATHE 5 K Run/Walk

November 6

2 PM

LFUCG Coldstream Park, Lexington, KY

freetobreathe.org/centralky #freetobreathe

More information in another event post below.

 

November 9-11

KY LEADS Collaborative, U of L, Provider Education Presenting/Exhibiting

KY Primary Care Association Annual Conference

Embassy Suites

Lexington, KY

Contact: Celeste Worth, cmtuck01@louisville.edu 

 

November 10

Baptist Health Lexington Shine a Light

November 10, 2016, 6:00 PM

The Signature Club at Lansdowne

3256 Lansdowne Drive, Lexington, KY 40502

Organizer: Sara Barker, sara.barker@bhsi.com

 

American Cancer Society

Palliative Care Forum, November 10th

8:00 am – 9:30 am

Louisville, KY

To register or for more information: Erica Palmer Smith, erica.palmersmith@cancer.org or call 859-260-8284 

 

November 11

Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital Shine a Light

November 11, 2016, 12:00 – 1:30 PM

Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Oak Room (located in the basement)

1000 Saint Christopher Drive, Ashland, KY 41101

Organizer:  Leigh Holt: leigh_holt@bshsi.org

 

ARH Regional Cancer Center—Hazard Shine a Light

November 11, 2016, 12:00 PM

ARH Cancer Center-Hazard (to be held in Cancer Center Lobby)

110 Medical Center Drive, Hazard, KY 41701

Organizer:  Shannon Morton, smorton1@arh.org

 

KY LEADS Collaborative, U of L, Provider Education Presenting/Exhibiting

Norton Healthcare Primary Care Update

Louisville, KY

Contact: Celeste Worth, cmtuck01@louisville.edu 

 

Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians 65th Annual Scientific Assembly 

Campbell House

Lexington, KY

Contact: Celeste Worth, cmtuck01@louisville.edu 

 

November 12

KY LEADS Collaborative, U of L, Provider Education Presenting/Exhibiting

St. Elizabeth Lung Cancer Symposium

Northern KY

For more info, contact:

Michele Kenner, FACHE

St. Elizabeth Healthcare

Michele.Kenner2@stelizabeth.com

 

November 17  

Baptist Health Paducah Shine a Light

November 17, 2016, 5:00 PM

Event Location: TBD

Organizer: Angie Timmons, angie.timmons@bhsi.com

 

American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/stayawayfromtobacco/greatamericansmokeout/toolsandresources/resources  

 

KY LEADS Collaborative, U of L, Provider Education Presenting/Exhibiting

Southern KY Fall Respiratory Conference

London Community Center

London, KY

Contact: Anna Jones, Southern AHEC

606-864-1432

 

November 20

CINCINNATI 5K WALK & FUN RUN TO END LUNG CANCER

Friendship Park Plaza

Cincinnati, OH

Sunday, November 20, 2016

REGISTER & FUNDRAISE LUNGevity.org/cincinnati

 

Mid November

American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control Report Released

Contact: Heather Wehrheim, Heather.Wehrheim@lung.org 

 

Late November

KY LEADS Collaborative, U of L, Provider Education Presenting/Exhibiting

Pikeville Medical Center Provider Dinner Program

Late Nov. – date TBD

Pikeville Medical Center

Pikeville, KY

Contact: Celeste Worth, cmtuck01@louisville.edu