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5 days ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

Don’t Hold Your Breath and Wonder – Get Screened for Lung Cancer Today

As a thoracic surgeon, Emily Cassidy, M.D., focuses on treating chest organs, including the lungs. She works closely with oncologists and other cancer specialists to maintain a growing, comprehensive, multidisciplinary lung cancer program at Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady Read More........
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4 weeks ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

What’s SRS, SBRT? Our Newest Radiation Oncologist Dr. Suchit Patel Explains

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is excited to continue to grow its talented team of doctors with the addition of Suchit H. Patel, M.D., Ph.D. He is the Cancer Center’s newest radiation oncologist with Read More........
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1 month ago Blog Post , Natchez

Kindness on Wheels

By Jessie Knapp Mr. Lionell Skinner began treatment at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Natchez in June 2019.  As a resident of Ferriday, Louisiana, he made a 20-minute commute to the Cancer Center to receive treatment. A problem arose Read More........
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1 month ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

Are You Listening? Your Body is Talking to You.

“I wouldn’t want cancer again, but in some ways it’s changed my life for the better,” says colon cancer survivor Michael Hackett. “I appreciate life more than ever.” He began periodically experiencing symptoms for a year before he was diagnosed Read More........
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1 month ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

Thoracic Surgery Clinic

Emily Cassidy, M.D., a thoracic surgeon and member of Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group, is now located on the first floor of Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center, 4950 Essen Lane. To schedule Read More........
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1 month ago Blog Post , Houma

Empathy from Within

Nurse battling cancer supports patients and survivors in Houma As a registered nurse, Erica Martin always made her health a priority. For 14 years, she worked as a labor and delivery nurse and currently serves as an office manager at Read More........
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1 month ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

A Guiding Light When the Future is Uncertain

When Lori Stanley discovered a suspicious mass had formed on her breast, her gynecologist directed her to the Breast & GYN Cancer Pavilion. It was there she received a 3D imaging mammogram that lead to a diagnosis of invasive lobular Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Are You at Risk for Prostate Cancer?

Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among men in Louisiana and is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. However, since the use of early detection tests for prostate cancer became more common, survivorship has Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Live Pink. Think Pink. Geaux Pink.

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women in the U.S., and during the month of October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, everyone unites to recognize individuals fighting or who are survivors of this Read More........