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Family Health Day 2018

Family Health Day at LSU Health Shreveport’s Feist-Weiller Cancer Center will offer free cancer screenings

Saturday, Feb. 24, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

February is National Cancer Prevention Month, and LSU Health Shreveport's Feist-Weiller Cancer Center is partnering with University Health - Shreveport to offer a day of free cancer screenings to the community.

Free screenings will include: 

  • Mammograms
  • Prostate cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Head and Neck cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Cervical cancer

In addition to screenings, free blood pressure and glucose checks will be available. There will also be a healthy smoothie demonstration with samples provides, and seminars hosted by Feist-Weiller doctors and nurses on breast health, prostate cancer, osteoporosis, living well by eating well, healthy lifestyle habits, and cancer research.

No appointments are required and there is no charge to attend Family Health Day. All ages are welcome, but participants must meet screening guidelines.

Free breakfast and lunch will be provided, along with gift bags, children’s activities and door prizes. Parking and shuttle service from parking lots will be available at no cost to Family Health Day attendees.

Feist-Weiller Cancer Center is located at 1405 Kings Highway in Shreveport. For more information, contact Feist-Weiller at (318) 813-1485. Cancer screening guidelines can be found at www.feistweiller.org.