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The Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center Announces April Programs for Patients, Survivors, etc.

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    (Washington, NC) - The Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center offers a variety of special programs and activities to help cancer patients, survivors, as well as their primary caregivers deal with emotional and physical challenges associated with having cancer. The Cancer Center's vision is to provide integrative therapies that complement traditional care at no cost to the participant. The programs are not limited to patients of the Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center, any survivor or caregiver is welcome!

    Breast Cancer Support Network
      Tuesday, April 5th at 10:00 am
    Ladies, please join us for an opportunity to gain insight, encouragement, information and inspiration, and to share with ladies who have had similar experiences. We welcome anyone, whether you are newly diagnosed, currently undergoing treatment, or are enjoying post-treatment survivorship. Group is held at the Cancer Center.
    Pre-registration is not required.

    Look Good...Feel Better, Brought to you by the American Cancer Society
      Monday, April 11th at 2:00 pm
A hands-on group session for adult female cancer patients currently in treatment who are coping with the side effects of chemotherapy and/or radiation treatment. Held at the Cancer Center.
    Pre-registration is not required.

    Caregiver Support Group
      Tuesday, April 19th at 10:00 am
    If you are taking care of someone you love who is fighting cancer, we invite you to join others who are facing the same questions and challenges that you are experiencing. This group is open to any adult caregiver, man or woman. The group meets at the Cancer Center.
    Pre-registration is not required.

    Conversations
      Tuesday, April 26th at 10:00 am
    A time and place for people to gather who have any type of cancer. Please join others who just might share some of your own experiences. Group will meet at the Cancer Center.
    Pre-registration is not required.

    Healthy Living with Cancer
      Thursday, April 7th, April 14th, April 21st and April 28th at 1:30pm.     A 4-Week Program Designed To Help Cancer Survivors Gain Their Well-Being
     Space is limited please call to pre-register.

    Healthcare Reform part of the Knowledge is Power Series
      Tuesday, March 29th at 6:00pm
    Please join us and guest speaker Dr. Jennie Crews to discuss and answer questions on Healthcare Reform and how it will affect us. Dinner will be provided so pre-registration is required by Monday March 28th. Held in the Education Room of Beaufort County Medical Center.

    Therapeutic Massage
    One free therapeutic foot, hand or chair massage is available every week to all cancer patients, survivors, and primary caregivers. Please call for an appointment.

    Restorative Yoga and Meditation
    A yoga class that emphasizes relaxation for the body, mind and spirit. Registration is not required. Held every Monday at 6:00 p.m. at Lifestyles Medical Fitness Center. Classes are open to all cancer patients, survivors, and primary caregivers.

    All Cancer Center programs are FREE thanks to the community support of the Shepard Cancer Foundation. For more information or to register for any of the upcoming programs, please call the Cancer Center at 975-4308. You may also visit www.marionlshepardcancercenter.org

    The Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center, a division of Beaufort Regional Health System, provides medical services in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and blood disorders. This state-of-the-art cancer center provides high-quality, comprehensive cancer treatment along with compassionate care to the residents of Beaufort and surrounding counties.


    For more information please contact:

Pam Shadle, Director of Marketing, Public Relations and Development
    Phone: (252) 975-4134
    Cell: (252) 945-3806
     pshadle@brhealthsystem.org

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