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FEIST-WEILLER CANCER CENTER FAMILY HEALTH DAY

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Check your health with free screenings

February is National Cancer Prevention Month, and LSU Health Shreveport’s Feist-Weiller Cancer Center will celebrate World Cancer Day by hosting its first Family Health Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 4.

LSU Health is partnering with University Health and ZERO: The End of Prostate Cancer to offer free screenings at Feist-Weiller, located at 1405 Kings Highway in Shreveport. Free screenings will include mammograms, prostate cancer, lung cancer (with low-dose CT scanning), colon cancer, blood pressure and glucose checks. No appointments are required and all ages are welcome, but participants must meet screening guidelines.

In addition to screenings, Family Health Day will include information and seminars on: breast health, nutrition for health and cancer prevention, exercise, smoking cessation with information on e-cigarettes, HPV vaccination for cervical cancer prevention, sickle cell anemia, prostate cancer and more.

Free barbecue lunch, children’s activities, music and door prizes will also be available at the event.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Contact Feist-Weiller Cancer Center at (318) 813-1056.

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