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3 days ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

Cancer Specialist Teams Are Changing the Game

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center welcomes one of our newest colorectal surgeons, Nathan Hite, M.D. He joins an esteemed group of cancer specialists who collaborate to create and identify new ways to enhance outcomes. Read More........
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2 weeks ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

Early Detection for Pancreas Cancer? It’s Now Possible!

A team of experts in pancreatic cancer care at Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center are collaborating to improve patient outcomes with a new high-risk pancreatic cancer screening program. This is the only known program Read More........
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3 weeks ago Blog Post , Houma

4 Things to Look for When Choosing a Cancer Treatment Center

Unless you or a family member has faced cancer, it can be hard to know where to turn when a cancer diagnosis happens. Fortunately, leading edge cancer care is available in the Bayou Region at Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Read More........
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1 month 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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2 months 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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2 months 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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2 months 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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2 months 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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2 months 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........