Trading Spaces: SpaceOAR Replaces Balloon for Prostate Patients

SpaceOAR patient Herben Henry

Good news for men undergoing prostate cancer treatment: No more balloons, and that’s not a bad thing… Men in Ascension Parish undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer now have access to a new technology that offers more comfortable protection against treatment side effects. Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Gonzales now offers SpaceOAR, a hydrogel […]

Meet Cancer Survivor Shanna Ledet

Shanna Ledet

Last summer, Shanna Ledet was contemplating how she would tell her family she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Saturday she will be walking side by side with them at Relay for Life of Terrebonne Parish as they celebrate her survivorship and honor the lives of others who fought the same battle. Shanna’s story began […]