SAYRE, Pa. (WETM) – Medical Oncologist Konstantinos Leventakos, MD, Ph.D. visited Guthrie from the number one ranked hospital in the nation to share information about advances in lung cancer screening and treatment.

Mayo Clinic’s Leventakos joins Guthrie’s Pulmonologist Mohammed A. Aziz, MD as part of a special event called “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer” aimed at raising awareness about the disease.

The “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer” event offered hope, inspiration, support and remembrance to all those touched by the disease.

Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north-central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, serving patients from a twelve-county service area.

Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., Troy, Pa. and Cortland, N.Y., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 325 physicians and 210 advanced practice providers offering 47 specialties through a regional office network providing primary and specialty care in 22 communities in Pennsylvania and New York.

In addition, Guthrie offers home medical equipment and respiratory therapy products at seven convenient Med Supply Depot locations. Guthrie provides a wide range of services and programs to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.