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Category Archives: Press Release

2 days ago Baton Rouge

Inaugural Health Event Benefits Baker Residents

Family Health Day combines detection, education and fun   (Baton Rouge, La.) Baker residents recently took proactive measures to protect their health by participating in Family Health Day at the Baker Heritage Museum and Culture Center. Mary Bird Perkins – Read More........
2 days ago Press Release

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center CEO Recognized for 20 Years of Service

Todd Stevens thanks Cancer Center team, volunteers and others for 20 years of support   (Baton Rouge, La.) Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center’s board of directors recently recognized Todd Stevens for 20 years of outstanding leadership and commitment to the Read More........
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2 weeks ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez , Press Release

Mary Bird Perkins to Partner with LSU Health New Orleans for $13.6 Million Cancer Clinical Trials Network

Network to offer clinical trials for more than 50 percent of newly diagnosed cancer patients in region   (Baton Rouge, La.) Along with LSU Health New Orleans and other partners, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center has been awarded a $13.6 million Read More........
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4 weeks ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez , Press Release

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Board Elects New Officers & Directors

New volunteer leadership elected to advance Cancer Center’s mission   (Baton Rouge, La.) Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is pleased to announce that the following volunteer leaders were elected to serve as officers and directors to help further the organization’s mission Read More........
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4 weeks ago Covington , Press Release

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington Hosts Second Annual Free Community Health Event

Ben Blanchard Memorial Foundation to fund free cancer screenings, food and fun for the entire family   (Covington, La.) Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington, in conjunction with the Ben Blanchard Memorial Foundation, is providing free, convenient access to a Read More........
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1 month ago Natchez , Press Release

American Cancer Society Grants Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center to Help Patients Overcome Transportation Barriers in Natchez

(Natchez, MS) Cancer patients undergoing treatment frequently require assistance getting to and from facilities, often creating a financial and logistical burden. That’s why the American Cancer Society has awarded a transportation grant to Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Natchez. Read More........
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1 month ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez , Press Release

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation Elects 2019-2020 Board Members

Community leaders elected to manage an endowment for improving the future of cancer care   (Baton Rouge, La.) Four community leaders were recently elected to serve on the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation board: Brett Furr, Taylor Porter Attorneys at Read More........
1 month ago Baton Rouge , Press Release

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Receives American Cancer Society Grant to Help Patients Overcome Transportation Barriers in Baton Rouge

  (Baton Rouge, La.) Cancer patients undergoing treatment frequently require assistance getting to and from facilities, often creating a financial and logistical burden. That’s why the American Cancer Society has awarded a transportation grant to Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Hammond , Press Release

Suchit Patel, M.D., Ph.D. Joins Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Medical Staff

(Baton Rouge, La.) Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is pleased to announce the addition of radiation oncologist Suchit H. Patel, M.D., Ph.D., to its medical staff. Dr. Patel will begin practicing today at Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of Read More........