AWARENESS sessions are being held to help people cope with and reduce the risk of cancer.
North Tyneside Council has teamed up with Cancer Research UK nurses to host drop-in sessions at borough libraries.
Nurses will answer any questions as well as give advice on reducing the risk of cancer.
Body mass index (BMI) checks and a Smokerlyzer test, which measures carbon monoxide in lungs and bloodstream, will also be available.
The sessions are on:
n Thursday, January 31, 9.30am to 4.30pm, Dudley Library, John Willie Sams Centre;
n Thursday, February 7, 9.30am to 1pm, Howdon Library, Churchill Street;
n Thursday, February 7, 2pm to 4.30pm, Wallsend Library, Ferndale Avenue;
n Thursday, February 21, 9.30am to 1pm, Whitley Bay Library, Park Road;
n Thursday, February 21, 2pm to 4pm, North Shields Library, Howard House, Saville Street.
For more information contact Lynn Dresser on (0191) 643 5270.