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Coming up on Connections: Tuesday, December 3

Dec 3, 2019

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First hour: Pittsford Town Supervisor Bill Smith on the future of Pittsford

Second hour: Discussing non-smoking-related lung cancer

Pittsford Town Supervisor Bill Smith easily won re-election last month. His Democratic opponent called the campaign a referendum on the future of Rochester's wealthiest suburb. Smith talks about the issues raised during the campaign, and the ways he would like to see Pittsford grow. In studio:

  • Bill Smith, Pittsford Town Supervisor

Then in our second hour, according to the American Cancer Society, as many as 20 percent of people who die from lung cancer have never smoked or used any other form of tobacco. The rates of non-smoking-related lung cancer are on the rise. We're joined by medical professionals who discuss symptoms, the latest research, cancer prevention, and more. We also hear from a non-smoking-related lung cancer survivor who shares her story. In studio:

  • Dr. Deborah Mulford, M.D., oncologist at UR Medicine's Wilmot Cancer Institute
  • Susan Jackson, physician assistant in the lung cancer screening program at Rochester Regional Health
  • Colleen Conner Ziegler, lung cancer survivor and patient advocate