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Cancer Prevention & Control

New cancer cases can be reduced, and many cancer deaths can be prevented. Reduce your cancer risk by living a healthy lifestyle. Positive lifestyle changes include avoiding tobacco use, increasing your physical activity, avoiding obesity, minimizing excessive sun exposure, and improving your daily nutrition.

Preventive measures and cancer screening and can lower the high rates of cancer and cancer deaths. Screenings for cervical, breast, and colorectal cancers decrease death rates from these diseases. By finding signs of cancer early, we often can treat precancerous conditions before they become life threatening.

Feist-Weiller Cancer Center offers wellness tips, free cancer screenings, and clinical trials to prevent and screen for cancer.

PIW VanPatient Services

Feist-Weiller Cancer Center sponsors a community Partners In Wellness health screening program in two Shreveport locations on a year-round basis. Partners In Wellness is a free health screening program open to all Louisiana citizens who do not receive routine health screenings for prostate, colorectal, breast, and cervical cancer, as well as cardiovascular diseases.

The goal of the program is to promote good health in Louisiana through routine screening exams and education.

To make a free health screening appointment or to receive more information, call 1.800.582.4523


Professional information and services are available on the following topics:

  • early detection and screening
  • chemo prevention
  • risk factor reduction
  • population based studies*
  • core services*

Cancer Prevention & Control Faculty
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