Cancer

Treating illnesses is what we do best — and treating cancer is our specialty.

Slidell Memorial Hospital Regional Cancer Center

1120 Robert Blvd.
Slidell, LA 70458

Phone 985-280-6600
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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.

Bereavement Support Group

This monthly grief support group is open to anyone who has lost someone to cancer. 

Caregiver Coffee Talk

Join us for coffee and pastries, and meet other caregivers facing similar challenges.

Healthy Cooking Classes

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.

Living with Cancer Group

This support group is especially for those living with cancer and their caregivers.

Look Good, Feel Better

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.

Lymphedema Screenings

Find out if you’re at risk for lymphedema, a medical condition that can result from surgery or radiation.

Melanoma Spot Checks

Get a free melanoma/skin cancer screening (spot check only) from a dermatologist. This screening is a community service of the SMH Cancer Program.

Mindful Meditation

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.

Women Warriors Workshop: A Cancer Support Group

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!

Yoga for Cancer Patients and Caregivers

Staying active during cancer treatment can improve your sense of well-being. This class is specifically designed for cancer patients and their caregivers.