For more information, call: 877-CENTEGRA

Physicians to address cancer survivorship, osteoporosis and prostate cancer

Free physician lectures at Centegra Health System this October encourage individuals to be proactive about their health.

Cancer survivors will learn how to increase their strength and energy at a free lecture with Dr. Sandeep Chunduri, an independent oncologist on the medical staff at Centegra. Lynn Griesmaier, nurse and breast health navigator and Lora Anderson, registered oncology dietitian, will join him as they discuss the Centegra Survivorship Training and Rehabilitation (STAR) Program. They will share how this nationally recognized survivorship program can help cancer survivors thrive and get back to the quality of life they desire. The free program will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8 at Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center-Crystal Lake, 200 E. Congress Parkway. For more information, visit centegra.org/lectures. To register, call 877-CENTEGRA.

People who have osteoporosis have an increased risk of broken bones, especially those of the hip and wrist. Dr. Priyesh Patel, an independent orthopedic surgeon on the medical staff at Centegra, will discuss how to prevent hip and wrist fractures. He will talk about osteoporosis treatments and review the best ways to care for fractures. The free lecture will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 at Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center-Huntley, 10450 Algonquin Road. For more information, visit centegra.org/lectures. To register, call 877-CENTEGRA.

Thirty million men suffer from prostate conditions ranging from an enlarged prostate to prostate cancer, which is treatable if caught early. Learn from Dr. Christopher Lodowsky, an independent urologist on the medical staff at Centegra Health System, as he discusses the importance of prostate health and the screenings available to detect problems. Dr. Lodowsky will address the symptoms associated with various prostate conditions and treatment options including robotic surgery. The free lecture will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center-Crystal Lake. For more information, visit centegra.org/lectures. To register, call 877-CENTEGRA.