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3 days 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........
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2 weeks ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

Winds of Change

Specialized radiation treatment keeps patient on course Sixty-one-year-old Brent Loupe was living his normal life when he began experiencing severe headaches due to vision problems that affected almost everything, especially his driving. After a series of tests, he said the Read More........
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2 weeks ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

Refocused and Renewed

Mother and business owner becomes advocate for cancer screenings Tonja McMillian didn’t have time for inconveniences. As a 37-year-old mother to a growing 3-year-old and owner of a popular hair salon, she was busy all hours of the day. Her Read More........
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1 month ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

Seeing & Sensing

New artwork offers new therapeutic visuals Upon driving into Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center’s entrance, it’s easy to see the facility was designed to offer a visual experience, helping put patients, visitors and others Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Medical Physicists: Calculating Cancer Care

Medical Physicists? It’s a career that isn’t widely known, but the professionals are key to the cancer care team. Medical physics is an applied branch of physics concerned with the application of the concepts and methods of physics to the Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

6 Things To Check Off Your Gala To-Do List

The Gala Goes Global, presented by Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center and Cancer Services, will depart from L’Auberge Casino & Hotel on its journey to help those in the Baton Rouge community impacted by Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Sharing the News: Talking to Kids about Cancer

It isn’t unusual for kids to hear about cancer– it comes up in school, on the news, and is even a common plot twist in popular TV shows. But most children never truly experience the word “cancer” unless someone they Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

Treating Rare Brain Cancer Close to Home

Many of us heard about glioblastoma when Senator John McCain was diagnosed with it. Congress recently designated July 17th as Glioblastoma Awareness Day to educate the public about the disease and to honor those who have battled it. Defining glioblastoma Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Check the UV Index for Safer Fun in the Sun

The idea of vacations and days off have visions of beaches, pools, summer sports and other outdoor activities dancing in our heads, but these anticipated activities unfortunately can come with a price if we aren’t properly prepared. Summers in the Read More........