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Category Archives: Baton Rouge Blog Posts

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Treatment is Over; What’s Next?

When Tommy Deloach was diagnosed with stomach cancer in 2014 he had one goal: to get better. But as his treatment ended, Tommy found he had more healing left to do. It was then his doctor recommended After the Bell, Read More........
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It Takes a Team to Provide a Different Experience

By Linda Lee, Cancer Center Administrator Wrapping our arms around every cancer patient who enters our doors is what makes the care people receive here different, but we could not accomplish this level of care without the support of our Read More........
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It’s a Match: Medical Physics Residents Receive Specialized Training

Two new residents are now in Baton Rouge for specialty training in medical physics at Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center as part of the next stage of their education. The Mary Bird Perkins – Read More........
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Joy Amid Uncertainty: Navigating Life’s Challenges

By Francinne Lawrence, Ph.D., Manager of Survivorship and Integrative Medicine Life is unpredictable. Woody Allen is quoted as saying, “If you want to see God laugh, tell him you have plans.” If ever I had a reason to question the Read More........
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Eric von Aspern

For 41-year-old Louisiana native Eric von Aspern, being diagnosed with a meningioma, a benign brain tumor that was near his optic nerve, came at a time when he least expected it. “It was ski season, and I was snowboarding. I Read More........
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Fest for Life offers Lots of Louisiana-style Lagniappe

Louisiana is known for its fun, legendary festivals and events with unique spins on food, music and culture. However, ten years ago, something different premiered in Baton Rouge, offering an innovative approach to presenting cancer and other health topics with Read More........
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“Prevention on the Go” Gets Going

On the go…It’s an accurate phrase to describe today’s high-speed world, and how we literally bring screenings to the public. At the Cancer Center, we’re constantly transforming to keep pace with changing times to reach more people and save more Read More........
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Cancer: Nature Vs. Nurture

By Johnnay Benjamin, MPH, Director of Early Detection and Education Did you know you have the power to help prevent cancer? A recently-released study, receiving high profile media coverage, explores the age-old adage of nature versus nurture when it comes Read More........
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Prevention on the Go

On the go…It’s an accurate phrase to describe today’s high-speed world, and how we literally bring screenings to the public. At the Cancer Center, we’re constantly transforming to keep pace with changing times to reach more people and save more Read More........