Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center announces February programs

Published 5:29 pm Tuesday, February 9, 2016

From Vidant Beaufort Hospital

The Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center offers a variety of special programs and activities to help cancer patients and survivors, as well as their primary caregivers, deal with the emotional and physical challenges associated with having cancer. The Cancer Center’s vision is to provide integrative therapies that complement traditional care at no cost to the participant. The programs are not limited to patients of the Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center, any survivor or caregiver is welcome.


ART YOU SPECIAL | Painting with Wine and Design | Feb. 22 | 9 a.m.–12 p.m., 1 p.m.–3 p.m.

Please join us for one of the two painting sessions offered to any cancer survivor or caregiver. No talent required. Plan to have fun and fellowship as we share laughs, good conversation and a little painting project through Wine and Design. Painting center will be set up in the conference room at the Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center for anyone who would like to participate. Refreshments will be served.



Yoga classes that emphasize relaxation for the body, mind and spirit. Every Monday at 6 p.m. at Vidant Wellness Center. Pre-registration is not required.



Free 25-minute hand, foot or chair massage each week for patients, survivors and caregivers. We have two locations in Washington for your massage. Call either location for your appointment: Cancer Center at 252-975-4308 or Market Street Massage at 252-946-8989.


For more information, to make an appointment or to register for any of our programs, call the Cancer Center at 252-975-4308. Programs are made possible by the Shepard Cancer Foundation.