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9 months ago Blog Post , Houma

Dress to the Nines on 9/19/19

Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center to host 20s-themed bash for community Grab a glass of giggle water and get ready to Charleston the night away at The Gala Goes Gatsby, hosted by Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center. This Read More........
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10 months 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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10 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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10 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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10 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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11 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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11 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........
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11 months ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

Donald Hartung: Conquer Differently with Gamma Knife Icon

Twenty-six year old Donald Hartung and his wife Jennifer, missionaries from Addis, La., said they were sharing the good news of Jesus in Cambodia when he started experiencing some discomfort. When the pain became too much last December, the couple returned Read More........
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11 months ago Blog Post

A Daughter’s Story: How Cancer Impacted My Family

By Nicole Jones, daughter of cancer survivor JoAnn Jones Growing up with a parent battling cancer When someone is fighting cancer, it is easy for well-meaning people to focus all of their attention on the cancer patient and overlook those Read More........