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2 years ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Bringing More Trials to More People

While research and clinical trials can enhance standard cancer treatments, they are also the key to the future of cancer care, with a result of improved patient outcomes and survival rates. Read on to learn more about how we are Read More........
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2 years ago Gonzales

1 Parish. 1,000 Screenings. 9 Cancers Diagnosed. 0 Cost to You.

Since 2010, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center has provided more than 1,000 cancer screenings to Ascension Parish residents. However, with 9 cancers diagnosed in that time frame and an expected 38% of men and women expected to be diagnosed with Read More........
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2 years ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Severe Weather Updates

Update 9/3/2018 at 7:00 p.m. All Cancer Center locations will be open for normal business hours. We’re closely monitoring the weather situation as it develops and will provide updates as necessary. Please make sure your family is prepared for inclement Read More........
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2 years ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Have a Healthy Father’s Day!

Socks and ties are the typical go-to gifts because dads can be hard to buy for. But cancer prevention and early detection never go out of style.  Wish your dad a healthy Father’s Day and let him know about the Read More........
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2 years ago Gonzales

Finding Strength in Numbers

Since being diagnosed with breast cancer, Petronilla Neal has found comfort in attending survivorship classes and meeting with people who can relate to her diagnosis. “There’s a special bond every survivor shares, from the moment someone is diagnosed with cancer Read More........
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2 years ago Gonzales

Trading Spaces: SpaceOAR Replaces Balloon for Prostate Patients

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 Read More........
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2 years ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Thank You, Rubicon, for 25 Years of Giving

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center was created by the community, and over the years, this support has never wavered, allowing us to provide advanced cancer care throughout southeast Louisiana and beyond. It takes support from many individuals, local partners and Read More........
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2 years ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Cancer Center Honors Legacy of Troye Svendson

Many people remember Troye A. Svendson as a vibrant, loving and charitable man. Mr. Svendson, who recently passed away at the age of 92, was an active community member and will be sorely missed by those who knew and loved Read More........
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2 years ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Volunteers Give their Time, Talent and Heart

There’s a tenderness in care that is present in every volunteer, whether it’s their kind word, helping hand or generous heart, they help provide that “personal touch” for patients. The Cancer Center is so grateful to these compassionate individuals who Read More........