February is National Cancer Prevention Month
In honor of National Cancer Prevention Month, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, in conjunction with University Health, is sponsoring a Family Health Day to promote good health and cancer prevention. Festivities will kick off on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 9 am with information and activities for the whole family—including kids.
FREE breakfast and lunch will be provided. Learn how to make and try samples of delicious smoothies and healthy food. Receive a ticket for each session you attend to enter for your chance to win great Door Prizes!
FREE on site screenings for mammograms, prostate cancer (PSA), lung cancer (with low dose CT scanning), and colon cancer will be available for participants who meet the screening guidelines. Blood pressure and glucose checks will be available also. Reservations to participate in the screenings are not required.
Faculty, physicians, and staff from LSU Health Shreveport will be on hand to speak to the community on topics including: questions about medications; Be the Match Marrow Donor Program; nutrition for health and cancer prevention; smoking cessation; sickle cell anemia and more.
Contact Darlene Whitaker at (318) 813-1485 for more information.