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Category Archives: Houma

7 days ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Extra Safety Steps for Breast Cancer Screenings in Place; Don’t Wait!

Wilma Green is no stranger to change and having the world change overnight. Originally from New Orleans, the 67-year-old grandmother and New Orleans native was displaced from her home to Baton Rouge following Hurricane Katrina in 2005. She faced hardship Read More........
4 weeks ago Blog Post , Covington , Gonzales , Houma

Living Well in Southeast Louisiana

People across Southeast Louisiana are invited to take charge of their health by participating in Mary Bird Perkins’ free community prevention, education and early detection events. The Live Well events are returning this year and are taking extra precautions to Read More........
2 months ago Blog Post , Houma

Strength Close to Home

Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center is part of the fabric of the Bayou Region and remains steadfast in providing compassionate, comprehensive cancer care for everyone we are privileged to serve. It is important to the Cancer Center team that Read More........
2 months ago Blog Post , Houma

New Physicians Provide Strength from Within

Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center continues to grow and serve more patients from throughout the bayou region than ever before. Recently, four new physicians, three medical oncologists and one radiation oncologist, joined our compassionate, gifted team of experts at Read More........
3 months ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post , Covington , Houma

What Can a Patient Navigator do for you?

Patient navigation is individualized assistance offered to patients, families and caregivers and designed to help overcome any barriers and facilitate timely access to medical and psychosocial care from pre-diagnosis through survivorship. The navigation team is made up of registered nurses, Read More........
5 months ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Frying in Louisiana; It’s a Quick Burn

With many of us staying close to home during these changing times, many people are choosing to spend more time outdoors participating in activities like walking or bike riding. However, these activities unfortunately can come with a price if we Read More........
7 months ago Blog Post , Houma

One Mission, One Team

Thanks to Our Team for all You Do! Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center is so grateful for our team members and all medical professionals who have been on the front lines of the COVID-19 response. The comments below are Read More........
7 months ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

6 Healthy & Easy Ways to Deal with Anxiety

The effects of a cancer diagnosis, treatment and life after cancer can lead to feelings of anxiety and isolation, especially when outside factors can cause added stress. At Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, we’re committed to improving survivorship and lessening Read More........
8 months ago Blog Post , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

5 Tips to Help Cancer Patients Stay Flu Free

This time of year brings many concerns about the flu and other infectious diseases, especially for cancer patients. Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center’s team of experts can answer any questions or provide helpful advice when it comes to staying as healthy Read More........