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3 years ago Baton Rouge

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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3 years ago Baton Rouge

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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3 years ago Covington

Top 10 Reasons to attend the Benefits of Home Gala!

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center’s annual Benefits of Home Gala in Covington is August 17. In preparation for an unforgettable evening, we’re sharing the top ten reasons you won’t want to miss this exclusive event benefiting patients at St. Tammany Read More........
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3 years ago Baton Rouge

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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3 years ago Baton Rouge

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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3 years ago Baton Rouge

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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3 years ago Covington

The Strength to Fight

Renee Hamilton is strong, and she’s many things to many people: a mother, wife and breast cancer survivor. But now, along with her brother, Shane Venezia, she’s also a cancer-fighting advocate and philanthropist. In 2011, Renee was only 30-years-old with Read More........
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3 years ago Covington

Dragon Boat Racers Speeding Toward a Cure

Racing down the river to the finish line may sound more like a fun, competitive activity than an opportunity to give back to the community, but the Greater New Orleans Dragon Boat festival brings together the best of both worlds Read More........
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3 years ago Houma

Volunteers Offer a Unique Blend of Love, Kindness and Compassion

A calming touch, a kind word, a gentle smile—Cancer Center volunteers offer these comforts in a way no one else can. And the compassion and understanding our volunteers provide patients and families is invaluable. The Cancer Center is fortunate to Read More........