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Gambit's spring 2017 Health book listings: Cancer Programs, education and events

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CANCER PROGRAMS, EDUCATION AND EVENTS

Look Good ... Feel Better Program. West Jefferson Medical Center Cancer Center, conference room, 4511 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, (504) 349-1232; www.wjmc.org — The workshop for cancer patients is led by a cosmetologist who provides information about cosmetics, skin care, head coverings and more. A makeup kit is provided. Free admission, registration required. Call (800) 227-2345 for details. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. March 8.

Wig Clinic Program. West Jefferson Medical Center Cancer Center, conference room, 4511 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, (504) 349-1232; www.wjmc.org — Cancer patients can have their wigs styled by a professional hair stylist or they can get a wig from the clinic. The free program is the second Wednesday of every month. Registration required. 1 p.m. March 8, April 12 and May 10.

Cancer Survivorship Program. West Jefferson Medical Center, Gretna Classroom, 1101 Medical Center Blvd., Marrero, (504) 349-1232; www.wjmc.org — The free education and networking series is for people affected by a cancer diagnosis. Light dinner is provided. Registration is requested. 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. March 21 and May 16.

Yoga and Pilates for Cancer Patients. UMC Oncology Center, 2001 Tulane Ave., (504) 702-3000 — A monthly gentle fitness class is geared toward cancer patients. 11 a.m. March 21, April 18 and May 16.

Diet, Lifestyle and the Link to Cancer. UMC Oncology Center, 2001 Tulane Ave., (504) 702-3000 — Adam Riker's lecture is part of a breast health series. Noon. April 19.



Bicycling | Cancer Programs, education and events
Childcare | Dance, Zumba & Hula Hooping | Educational Events
Fitness & Exercise | Foot Races & Walks
Health Fairs, Screenings & Events | Meditation, Self-care & Spirituality
Miscellaneous | Nutrition and Weight Loss | Pilates
Prenatal & Post-partum Workshops | Support Groups
Training Sessions | Yoga & Tai Chi




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