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October 17, 2018 - 12:12pm | 56°F
Wellness Tips & Cancer Prevention
The most important steps you can take to control and protect your health are also some of the best tips for preventing cancer. These two top the list:
Cigarettes contain over 4,000 chemicals, over 60 of which cause cancer.
Consider Free Health Screening opportunities available at Feist-Weiller Cancer Center.
Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, as part of LSU Health Shreveport, has partnered with the LSUHSC School of Public Health and the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco Free Living (TFL) to provide tobacco cessation services to patients, hospital employees, and local communities. Cessation services are facilitated by the Tobacco Control Initiative, which provides evidence-based interventions that are cost effective, appropriate, and acceptable to patients.
Health care providers can refer patients using the Tobacco Control Initiative's Outpatient Tobacco Cessation Referral form. Referred patients are offered the following cessation treatment options:
When available, Tobacco Cessation classes are in the Partners in Wellness Conference Room at University Health, on the second floor above the emergency room on the corner of Kings Highway and Linwood Avenue.
For information call 318.813.2231 or e-mail JGreen2@lsuhsc.edu.
Print and fax Tobacco Control Initiative outpatient referral form to 318.813.2238.
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