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2 weeks 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 weeks 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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3 weeks 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 weeks 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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1 month 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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2 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
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2 months ago Gonzales

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Gonzales Celebrates 10 Years of Providing Local Access to High-Quality Cancer Care

Cancer Center highlights decade of improving survivorship and lessening the burden of cancer in Ascension Parish   (Gonzales, LA) Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Gonzales has provided expert cancer care to thousands of patients in and around Ascension Parish for a decade. During this time, thanks to the support from the community, the Cancer Read More
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2 months ago Hammond

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Hosts First Yoga Event to Benefit Local Cancer Patients

Inaugural yoga event promises fun, exercise and relaxation for the whole family   (Hammond, La.) Bring your yoga mats, appetite and zen as Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center hosts the first Geaux Yoga event on April 27 at Cate Square Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will include a relaxing yoga class Read More
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3 months ago Baton Rouge

Cancer Center’s Annual Fest for Life Event Relocates to Downtown

Cancer and other health screenings, food, fun and entertainment are mainstays   (Baton Rouge, La.) After hosting more than a decade of cancer screenings in a fun, festive environment, Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center’s Fest for Life will return Saturday, April 13 in a new location: downtown Baton Rouge. Read More
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3 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Caring River Cancer Center to Merge with Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center

Mary Bird Perkins continues expansion to improve survivorship and lessen the burden of cancer   (Baton Rouge, La.) Caring River Cancer Center (CRCC) will merge with Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center (MBPCC), a comprehensive cancer care organization, serving the Gulf South region for almost 50 years. CRCC has provided local access to radiation therapy for more Read More