New Milford Public Library on Main Street will present a program on cancer awareness and prevention for men and women Aug. 19 at 6:30 p.m.

Cynthia Tyler, a certified oncology registered nurse with New Milford Hospital, will detail “what is cancer” and discuss the American Cancer Society's screening recommendations for finding cancer at the earliest stage and for cancer prevention.

She has worked at the Diebold Family Cancer Center at New Milford Hospital since 2007.

As a designated nurse navigator, she assists and educates patients, clarifies important information, and connects them with resources during and after treatments.

For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.