Lung Cancer Screening: Who, What, Where, When, and Why
National Director of Tobacco Programs, American Lung Association
Bill Blatt is National Director of Tobacco Programs for the American Lung Association. In that role, he is responsible for all of the Lung Association’s health education programs, activities and messages related to tobacco prevention and cessation. Bill’s accomplishments at the Lung Association include the creation and release of new editions of their adult smoking cessation program Freedom From Smoking® and the new Freedom From Smoking® Plus, as well as Not On Tobacco® (N-O-T), America’s most widely used smoking cessation program for teens. Bill’s other professional interests include smokefree multi-unit housing and improving health equity, particularly regarding tobacco use in the low SES, LGBT and behavioral health populations.
National Director of Lung Cancer Education, American Lung Association
- Describe lung cancer, its causes, screening techniques and related eligibility criteria
- Communicate the essentials of insurance coverage for lung cancer screening
- Access lung cancer support resources and lung cancer screening information
- Discuss the role of smoking cessation in lung cancer screening
Resources to help a lung cancer patient: www.lung.org/lungcancer
Get Involved: http://www.lungforce.org/
Freedom From Smoking: www.lung.org/ffs
If you are interested in a Freedom From Smoking Plus test account, send an email to [email protected] and someone from ALA's partner StayWell will contact you.
National-level advocacy contact: Erika Sward, [email protected].