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2 weeks ago Press Release

2019 Class of Medical Physics Program Residency Graduates Announced

2019 Class of Medical Physics Program Residency Graduates Announced   (Baton Rouge, La.) A regional consortium of cancer care organizations has announced its 2019 medical physics residency training program graduates, which include John Doiron, Fei Duan, Nicholas Marsh and Brittany Moore. In order to address a nationwide shortage of medical physicists, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Read More
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3 weeks ago Baton Rouge

Family Health Day Planned

Cancer and other health screenings, food, fun and entertainment on tap   (Baker, La.)  Area families are invited to the inaugural Family Health Day, Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., located at and hosted by the Baker Heritage Museum & Cultural Center, 1606 Main Street, Baker, LA. In conjunction with Mary Bird Perkins Read More
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2 months ago Hammond

Saints’ Thomas Morstead Punts Hope to Hammond Cancer Patients

Patients enjoyed visit from Saints' punter Thomas Morestead   (Hammond, La.) – Thomas Morstead, punter for the New Orleans Saints since 2009, recently visited patients at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Hammond. Morstead offered hope to cancer patients, taking time to speak with several fans, taking photos, and signing memorabilia. “It was really cool Read More
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2 months ago Natchez

Local Oncologist Shares Expertise at Conference

Local Oncologist Shares Expertise at Conference Cancer Center radiation oncologist speaks to cancer survivors, caregivers   Natchez, Miss. – Gregory W. Cotter, M.D., FACRO, radiation oncologist at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Natchez, spoke this week at an event hosted by the Mississippi State Department of Health. Invited by oncologists and cancer support groups, Read More
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2 months ago Baton Rouge , Press Release

For One Night Only: Local Doctors to Rock for Spots

For One Night Only: Local Doctors to Rock for Spots Second annual Rock for Spots event to benefit skin cancer treatment and early detection   (Baton Rouge, La.) Local doctors are putting down their stethoscopes to pick up guitars, drums and microphones for a benefit concert that will raise funds to advance cancer care.  Surgical oncologist Read More
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2 months ago Baton Rouge

Cancer Center’s 12th Annual Fest For Life Achieves Milestones

Cancer Center's 12th Annual Fest For Life Achieves Milestones Twelve years and more than 5,750 screened   (Baton Rouge, La.) Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center’s annual Fest for Life event recently reached two major milestones: twelve years of providing prevention and early detection services and more than 5,750 people screened Read More
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3 months ago Baton Rouge

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Names Jodi Conachen Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Names Jodi Conachen Vice President of Marketing and Communications   (Baton Rouge, La.) Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center has named Jodi Conachen to the role of vice president of marketing and communications where she is responsible for advancing the organization’s mission through comprehensive messaging and Read More
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3 months ago Baton Rouge

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Hosts Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

Barbara Barriner named 2019 Anna B. Lipsey Volunteer Service Award Recipient   (Baton Rouge, La.) Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center honored those who generously give of their time and talents at its annual volunteer appreciation luncheon at the Baton Rouge Country Club Thursday, April 4. The prestigious Anna B. Lipsey Read More
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4 months ago Baton Rouge

Geaux Yoga at LSU Raises more than $20 Thousand for Local Cancer Patient Care

150 supporters of Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center and Cancer Services attend yoga event at Tiger Stadium   (Baton Rouge, LA) More than $20 thousand was raised for community cancer patients at the March 23 4th annual yoga event, thanks to the 150 attendees, organized by yoglates instructor April Hill and Read More