BR General hosts free cancer awareness event

BR General hosts free cancer awareness event
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POSTED: Monday, October 14, 2013 - 5:00am

UPDATED: Monday, October 14, 2013 - 5:04am

Baton Rouge General, physicians, staff, survivors and friends will join together on Thursday, October 17 at Life’s a Canvas – A Night for Cancer Awareness.

This free, special event will promote early detection, celebrate life and brings out the inner artist in you!

Attendees will paint a canvas with instruction from a talented local artist with Baton Rouge General’s Arts in Medicine program, hear inspiring stories from cancer survivors, and learn more about early detection and ways to arm themselves against cancer from physician experts. Attendees will also enjoy live music, door prizes, hors d'oeuvres and cooking demonstrations.

The event begins at 6:00 p.m. and will be held at Baton Rouge General’s Bluebonnet campus.

You must be 21 years or older to attend and registration is required. For more information or to register, visit

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