Slidell Memorial Hospital Regional Cancer Center offers a variety of support groups, screenings and educational events for cancer survivors, patients and caregivers.
Connect with others who are facing the same challenges without having to leave town. These programs are free for all patients and community members.
This monthly grief support group is open to anyone who has lost someone to cancer.
Join us for coffee and pastries, and meet other caregivers facing similar challenges.
Guest chefs teach the cooking skills needed to prepare easy recipes that not only taste good, but will also help you develop healthy eating habits.
This support group is especially for those living with cancer and their caregivers.
Funded in part by the American Cancer Society, this program provides beauty techniques for women undergoing cancer treatment to help them face their diagnosis with greater confidence. Each participant receives a light lunch and a free makeup kit to use during and after the workshop.
Find out if you’re at risk for lymphedema, a medical condition that can result from surgery or radiation.
Get a free melanoma/skin cancer screening (spot check only) from a dermatologist. This screening is a community service of the SMH Cancer Program.
These one-hour mindfulness sessions serve as an introduction to meditation for those new to the practice and provide support to those who currently practice meditation.
Whether you’re undergoing treatment or are in recovery, this workshop allows you to connect with other women who are coping with cancer. Patients, survivors and caregivers are welcome to come craft with us. Supplies are provided! Classes are conducted in a relaxed setting to help promote discussion, camaraderie and fun!
Staying active during cancer treatment can improve your sense of well-being. This class is specifically designed for cancer patients and their caregivers.