Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center to Provide Free Cancer Screenings to the Monroe Community
(Monroe, La.) – Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation and Louisiana Cancer Foundation, is providing free, convenient access to breast and colorectal cancer screenings during the month of February. Discovering cancers in their earliest stage through screenings can help lead to better outcomes, making it extremely […]
Am I at Risk for Cervical Cancer?
According to the American Cancer Society, cervical cancer is one of the most common causes of cancer death for women in America. This year in Louisiana, an estimated 230 new cases will be diagnosed. However, there is positive news. Over the last 30 years, the cervical cancer mortality rate has decreased by more than 50 […]
Together We Triumph – Courtney’s Story
“I just wanted to know if my child would be safe.” While taking care of her grandfather who was under treatment with a cancer diagnosis, Courtney Casnave noticed a lump in her breast. A few days after having a mammogram, ultrasound and biopsy completed, Courtney discovered she was pregnant. The next day, she was diagnosed […]