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4 days ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Mary Bird Perkins Retains Prominent ACR Accreditation

(Baton Rouge, La.) – Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The Cancer Center has been reaccredited Read More........
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2 weeks ago Baton Rouge

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Earns National Accreditation for Rectal Cancer Care

Cancer Center is the first and only in city and state; one of only 15 facilities in country to receive accreditation (Baton Rouge, La.) As colorectal cancer rates across the country continue to rise, especially in people 50-years-old and under, Read More........
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2 months ago Natchez

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Invests More Than $300 Thousand in Facility Renovation

Natchez Community to Benefit from Cancer Care Enhancements Natchez, Miss. – Patients visiting Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Natchez will soon notice facility improvements over the next three months. The more than $300 thousand investment will focus on renovations Read More........
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2 months ago Houma

Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center and Cenac Marine Services Present Successful Live Well Bayou Event

Houma residents screened for cancer and other conditions in fun, festive atmosphere (Houma, LA) – Over 250 Houma area residents took proactive measures to protect their health by participating in Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center’s inaugural Live Well Bayou Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez , Press Release

Mary Bird Perkins COO and Physics Chief Appointed to Prestigious Medicare Committee

(Baton Rouge, La.) – Jonas Fontenot, PhD, MS, chief operating officer and chief of physics at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, has been appointed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to serve on the Medicare Evidence Development Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge

Cancer Center Names Winner of Sister Linda Constantin Award for Courage and Compassion

(Baton Rouge, La.) – Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center has named Deidre “Dee” Alexander as winner of the 2019 Sister Linda Constantin Courage and Compassion Award. Alexander is the front desk receptionist at the Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Launches High-Risk Pancreatic Cancer Screening Program

(Baton Rouge, La.) Mortality rates for pancreatic cancer diagnoses rank among the worst of all diseases due to late stage detection. While more effective treatment therapies are always under investigation, the pancreatic cancer care experts at Mary Bird Perkins – Read More........
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2 months ago Gonzales

Mary Bird Perkins, Gonzales Area Foundation Celebrate Third Annual Successful Live Well Ascension Event

200+ residents screened for cancer and other conditions in fun, festive atmosphere (Gonzales, LA) More than 200 Ascension Parish residents took proactive measures to protect their health recently by participating in Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center’s Live Well Ascension event Read More........
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3 months ago Baton Rouge

Two Medical Oncology Groups Receive National Recognition

Louisiana Hematology Oncology Associates and Medical Oncology, LLC recognized for high-quality cancer care from largest oncology society in United States (Baton Rouge, La.) Louisiana Hematology Oncology Associates (LHOA) and Medical Oncology, LLC, physician practices affiliated with Our Lady of the Read More........