Feist-Weiller Cancer Center http://redriverradio.org en Feist-Weiller Cancer Center continues free screening tradition for head and neck cancer http://redriverradio.org/post/feist-weiller-cancer-center-continues-free-screening-tradition-head-and-neck-cancer <p>Feist-Weiller Cancer Center in Shreveport is hosting a free oral, head and neck cancer screening this month.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:18:31 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 42991 at http://redriverradio.org Feist-Weiller Cancer Center continues free screening tradition for head and neck cancer Feist-Weiller Cancer Center seeks hearing aid donations http://redriverradio.org/post/feist-weiller-cancer-center-seeks-hearing-aid-donations <p>Feist-Weiller Cancer Center is starting a loaner hearing aid program for terminally ill cancer patients. All donated hearing aids will be loaned out to the patients who need them during the remaining months of their life. LSU Health Shreveport clinical audiologist Jessica Bever has fielded requests for spare hearing aids from physicians. Unused&nbsp;hearing aids are all around, according to&nbsp;Bever.&nbsp;It’s a matter of collecting them and creating a lending program.</p><p></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 18:23:25 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 36423 at http://redriverradio.org Feist-Weiller Cancer Center seeks hearing aid donations Feist-Weiller Cancer Center in Shreveport seeks aspirin study patients http://redriverradio.org/post/feist-weiller-cancer-center-shreveport-seeks-aspirin-study-patients <p>Feist-Weiller Cancer Center in Shreveport is recruiting patients for a study underway in the United States and Australia that will follow 19,000 people who are 65 and older to look at the risk and benefits of an aspirin-a-day regimen. The placebo-controlled clinical trial will look at whether there are potential benefits for the prevention of heart disease, certain cancers and even dementia. But are the known risks of gastrointestinal bleeding and stroke too great? Dr. Gary Burton, clinical research director at Feist-Weiller, said it’s time to find out.</p><p></p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 13:58:23 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 31800 at http://redriverradio.org Feist-Weiller Cancer Center in Shreveport seeks aspirin study patients Mobile 3-D mammography machine to debut in Shreveport http://redriverradio.org/post/mobile-3-d-mammography-machine-debut-shreveport <p>Cutting edge breast cancer detection technology will literally roll into Shreveport Friday, Aug. 9. LSU Health Shreveport has one of only two mobile 3-D mammography machines in Louisiana.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 13:53:59 +0000 Courtney Heppe 31739 at http://redriverradio.org