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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    (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
    For ladies who are newly diagnosed, are currently undergoing treatment, or are enjoying post-treatment survivorship. Tuesday, February 1st at 10:00 am at the Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center Tuesday, February 15th at 11:00 am at the Beaufort County Medical Center Education Department. These are two opportunities for you to gain insight and encouragement, information and inspiration, and to share with ladies who have had similar experiences.
    Pre-registration is not required.

    Look Good...Feel Better, Brought to you by the American Cancer Society
      Monday, February 14th 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. Pre-registration is required. Held at the Cancer Center.

    Caregiver Support Group
      Tuesday, February 15th 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. Pre-registration is not required. The group meets at the Cancer Center.

    Conversations
      Tuesday, February 22nd 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. Pre-registration is not required. Group will meet at the Cancer 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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