The monthly Cancer Support Group offers support for patients, families and community members dealing with all types of cancers. The next meeting is set for 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, in the meeting room inside Bluewater Grill, 1720 E. Camelback Road.

The guest speaker is Elbert Kuo, M.D., MPH, MMS, FACS, director of the Lung Cancer Screening Program at the Heart and Lung Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Kuo will discuss “Changing the Face of How We Treat Lung Cancer.”

Admission is free. Complimentary refreshments will be served. An RSVP is requested by Monday, Sept. 14. To RSVP, call Terry Ratner at 602-527-3776 or e-mail For more information about the Michael Ratner Memorial Community Cancer Support Association, visit



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