The Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center Hosts Healthy Living with Cancer Series | Eastern North Carolina Now | The Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center will host its educational series Healthy Living with Cancer beginning Tuesday, September 13th.

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    (Washington, NC) - The Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center will host its educational series Healthy Living with Cancer beginning Tuesday, September 13th. This 4-week program is designed to help cancer survivors gain their well-being. Participants will meet with an oncologist, dietitian, exercise specialist and physical therapist. Our special guest this series will feature Elizabeth Sherwood, RN, MS, ANP-C. Elizabeth is a Survivorship and Oncology Integrative Medicine Programs Coordinator from the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in Chapel Hill. Participants will learn invaluable tools and resources to help them stay healthy. Participants will also receive helpful materials including nutritional information tailored to a cancer patient's needs.
The LifeStyles exercise on Cowell Farm Road in Washington, NC.     photo by Stan Deatherage

    The group will meet at the LifeStyles Medical Fitness Center, 1375 Cowell Farm Rd, Washington. Registration for this series is required so please call the Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center at 975-4308 for more information or to register for this program. Please RSVP by September 12th. Refreshments will be served.

    Program dates and speakers are as follows:

    September 13th at 1:00 pm, Dr. Jennie Crews, Oncologist and Nicole, DaVia, PA.

    September 20th at 1:00 pm, Laurel MacKenzie, Dietitian

    September 27th at 1:00 pm, Jennifer Weatherly, Exercise Specialist and Sara McCall, Physical Therapist

    October 4th at 1:00 pm, Elizabeth Sherwood, Survivorship Coordinator

    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 or visit www.marionlshepardcancercenter.org .

    The Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center, a division of University Health Systems Beaufort Hospital, 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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