AgCenter partnership helps cancer survivors

The LSU AgCenter SNAP-Ed program and the Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans cancer survivorship program are working to provide nutrition information to patients in Washington Parish.

The cancer association — in partnership with the Bogalusa Strong Healthy Communities Coalition, the LSU AgCenter SNAPEd program, Bogalusa YMCA, the City of Bogalusa, Our Lady of The Angels Hospital and Riverside Medical Center — was awarded a $10,000 grant from the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors to establish a cancer survivorship group in Washington Parish.

Working with the Healthy Communities coalition, AgCenter nutrition professionals joined the cancer association to become a founding partner of the cancer survivorship program.


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