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It's not about cancer, it's about celebrating life!

Join EJGH Oncology Division for a morning filled with good food, good friends and the common acknowledgement that each day is to be embraced and enjoyed.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Check-in: 8am, Program: 9am–noon

East Jefferson General Hospital Crawford Conference Center Esplanade Rooms

Master of Ceremony:Dr. Ashish Udhrain

Opening Remarks: EJGH CEO & President Dr. Mark J. Peters

Invocation: Lauren Frazier

Guest Speaker: WWL-TV Anchor, Sally-Ann Roberts

Music by Arrhythmia

Call HealthFinder at 504-456-5000 to reserve free seats for you and a guest.

Prostate Health – prevention, screenings and treatment options

Dr. Walter Levy, Urologist

Dr. Paul Monsour, Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Thomas Cosgriff, Hematologist/Oncolgist 

Join our panel of prostate health experts as they discuss what every man should know about prostate health and wellness.

  • What puts you at risk for prostate cancer?
  • Should all prostate cancer be treated?
  • What new technology is changing the way prostate cancer is diagnosed?
  • Are there treatment options and if so, how do you know which is right for you?

Medical experts will answer your questions and host a lively, frank discussion on what you can do to minimize your risks and what you should do if you are diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Thursday, September 18

Dinner: 5:30pm, Program: 6pm

EJGH Conference Center, Esplanade Room 2

Jambalaya dinner will include salad, bread, tea and water along with dessert. Free parking in the Hudson Garage adjacent to the hospital and conference center. This event is FREE, but seating is limited.

CLICK HERE or call HealthFinder at 504-456-5000 to reserve your seat.

For more information on Prostate Cancer: Detection, Prevention and Treatment click here.


What Every Woman Should Know about Heart Health

EJGH Dr. Lindsay Ford and Dr. James Perrien will discuss what you should do to maintain maximum heart health, how to recognize the signs of a "female" heart attack and what to do in the event of a heart attack. Enjoy wine tastings, treats from Whole Foods and hand massages. Screenings include: blood pressure, bone density, body mass index, pulmonary screening and more. There will be door prizes. All proceeds benefit the American Heart Association. 

Thursday, March 26 at 7pm 
EJGH • Esplanade Rooms

FREE to Healthy Lifestyles Members, $10 for non-members. 
All proceeds benefit the American Heart Association 

CLICK HERE or call HealthFinder at 504-456-5000 to reserve your seat.

Sponsored by: 
Healthy Lifestyles • The Wellness Center • EJGH Radiology • EJGH Breast Care Center • EJGH Pulmonary Services • EJGH Sleep Disorder Center • Jr. League of New Orleans • American Heart Association

How to thrive and survive while fighting cancer

The bulk of the fight against cancer takes place on the home front – away from hospitals and physicians. Spend the day with experts from EJGH who will teach you what to expect, how to alleviate symptoms, and how to achieve the best possible frame of mind while battling cancer or caring for someone who is.

Topics include:

Complementary Medicine - Dr. Gordon Magonet
Healing Holistically - Tianne Lastra
Cancer 101- What to Expect - Nerissa Wood, RN
Managing Signs and Symptoms to Prevent Malnutrition - Amanda Perrin, RD
Cancer Wellness Program - Leah Woolf, EJGH Wellness Center

This is a FREE program, but space is limited. 

CLICK HERE to reserve your space.

Or call EJGH HealthFinder at 504-456-5000.