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Mother and young daughterScreening, early detection and national-quality care are some of the most important parts of the fight against lung cancer.

More important than all of them, however, is the importance of prevention. Because tobacco use is so closely linked to lung cancer – 85% of those cases coming from smoking – and other related diseases, it’s important to help patients to become tobacco-free and stay tobacco-free.

That’s why in 2018, Owensboro Health funded a $25,000 grant to the Green River District Health Department to help fund nicotine replacement therapy for individuals who want to quit tobacco.

Individuals who want to quit can do the following:

"If we can't stop the smoking, I feel like we're just running to stand still," said Dr. Patrick Padgett, a clinical radiologist.

Contact Us

Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center - 270-688-3600 or toll-free at 800-947-7102

Radiation Oncology - 270-688-3600

Hematology & Oncology - 270-688-3445

Oncology Patient Navigators - 270-688-3691 or 270-688-1946 or 270-688-3657

Outpatient Infusion - 270-688-3630

Medical Oncology (Inpatient) - 270-417-2800

Cancer Screening - 270-417-7641

Lung Cancer Screening Program - 270-417-7641

Clinical Trials - 270-688-1938

Oncology Education - 270-688-3619

Director of Cancer Services - 270-688-3640

Cancer Registry - 270-688-3636

You Can

Joan Hayden and her husband

Cancer often doesn’t show symptoms in its initial stages. That’s why you may benefit from screenings that help detect the disease early—when treatment works best.

Schedule your screening by calling 877-888-6647 (toll-free).

Get Cancer Care at Owensboro Health.