Homer Memorial Hospital is partnering with the Rural Hospital Coalition and Feist-Weiller Cancer Center at
LSU Shreveport is offering a new program that provides support for cancer
program is funded by a federal grant and will provide group therapy for cancer
sessions will be from 4-5 pm on the second Thursday of each month at Homer
Memorial Hospital. These sessions will
be led by an experienced therapist from the cancer center and will be free of
diagnosed, cancer patientsí lives are thrown into a whirlwind of information,
decisions and emotions.
sessions will give cancer patients the opportunity to talk about their lives,
to learn how to cope with a potentially life-threatening illness, and to
receive help from, and to give help to others who truly understand the daily
challenges of living with cancer.
of the cancer support groups are:
death and dying.
the support of families and friends.
the doctor-patient relationship.
from Homer and several other rural locations will join with the professionals
at the cancer center in Shreveport through the use of tele-conferencing
equipment at Homer Memorial Hospital to participate in this unique cancer
therapy session without having to drive to Shreveport.
Westbrook at (318) 927-2024 ext 286 to schedule an appointment. Remember there is no charge.