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3 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Cancer Center Honors Extraordinary Community Leaders

Prestigious awards honor Marty & John Engquist, Rose Hudson, Tom J. Meek, Jr., MD and community donors   (Baton Rouge, La.) – Several exemplary community leaders were recently recognized and presented prestigious awards, named after individuals who made a meaningful Read More........
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3 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Blue Cross Foundation Grant to Fund Cancer Education and Early Detection Services in Delta Region

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center receives grant to provide life-saving services; organization plans listening session to determine needs   (Baton Rouge, La.) – Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center announced today that the organization will begin the initial phases of providing Read More........
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3 months ago Hammond

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

Second annual 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 second annual Geaux Yoga event on March 21 Read More........
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4 months ago Baton Rouge

Performance Contractors Team Donates Over $200,000 to Benefit Cancer Patients and Children

Baton Rouge, La. – Performance Contractors, Inc. recently presented a check of more than $207,000 to Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center and Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital to help patients continue to receive the highest quality of care. Read More........
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4 months ago Baton Rouge

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Launches New Cardio-oncology Clinic

Cancer Center aims to protect the body’s most important muscle, the heart, during cancer treatment (Baton Rouge, La.) Cardio-oncology is an important emerging field in cancer care and Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center remains Read More........
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5 months 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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5 months 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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6 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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6 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........