Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care, a part of Southcoast Health, will host the 8th Annual Shine a Light on Lung Cancer vigil on November 17 at 6 p.m.

According to Wareham, the event will take place at the Southcoast Center for Cancer Care at 206 Mill Road in Fairhaven.

Southcoast Health will join 200 other communities across the country to host this event as part of a national movement created by the Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA). The alliance was created to provide hope, inspiration and support to the thousands who are diagnosed with lung cancer.

This free event is open to the public. Refreshments will be served, and registration for the event is required. You can visit or call 877-822-2732 to RSVP.

For more information about the event, please contact Kathy Tsonis, Cancer Outreach Coordinator, at 508-973-3077. For more information about Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigil, visit

With additional reporting by Sal Lopez

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