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9 years ago Baton Rouge

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Most prevalent of all cancers can be prevented; Free screenings offered   (Baton Rouge, La.) It is estimated that more than one million Americans develop skin cancer every year, accounting for nearly half of all U.S. cancers, according to national statistics from Read More........
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9 years ago Hammond

MBPCC Holding Free Hammond Screening

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month   (Hammond) – Skin cancer is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), which estimates that 1.5 million cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed this year. It is the most prevalent Read More........
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9 years ago Baton Rouge

Public Invited to MBP’s “Taste of the Tournament”

Festive Evening of Food, Fun & Entertainment   (Baton Rouge, La.) The Taste of the Tournament Par-Tee and Auction, a much anticipated and unique signature event held annually, is just around the corner. One of Mary Bird Perkins’ largest fundraisers, the Read More........
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9 years ago Baton Rouge

2011 Mary Bird Perkins Merrill Lynch Open

Adams Golf Pro Tour Series Set for May 4-7   (Baton Rouge, La.) The 2011 Mary Bird Perkins Merrill Lynch Open presented by Our Lady of the Lake is marking its 21st year. This annual event supports the Mary Bird Perkins Read More........
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9 years ago Baton Rouge

40 Years of Volunteerism Celebrated & $1 Million Gift Announced

40th Anniversary Celebration Gala   (Baton Rouge, La.) Tonight, nearly 500 Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center volunteers, staff members, and special guests gathered at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center for the Center’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Gala honoring volunteerism. Event sponsors Read More........
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9 years ago Baton Rouge

Cholesterol Drug May Prevent Colon Cancer

Clinical Trials   (Baton Rouge, La.) A new National Cancer Institute (NCI) sponsored study evaluates the cholesterol drug, Rosuvastatin (Crestor), as a treatment to reduce the risk of colon cancer. Rosuvastatin is a statin, a class of drugs that lower cholesterol. Read More........
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9 years ago Baton Rouge

Free Health Fair for the Whole Family

National Minority Cancer Awareness Week   (Baton Rouge, La.) The Cancer Program of Our Lady of the Lake and Mary Bird Perkins is sponsoring a free health fair for the whole family. The event will be held on Saturday, April Read More........
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9 years ago Houma

Free Colorectal Cancer Screenings offered at MBP at TGMC

Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer death in La.   (Houma, La.) – March is National Colorectal Cancer Month – bringing attention to the type of cancer people are often too embarrassed to talk about. Colorectal cancer, or Read More........
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9 years ago Gonzales

Screening Offered for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – Gonzales

Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer death in La.   (Gonzales) – March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – bringing attention to the type of cancer people are often too embarrassed to talk about. Colorectal cancer, Read More........
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9 years ago Baton Rouge

Fighting Cancer in the Classroom

LSU partners with MBPCC   (Baton Rouge, La.) As part of a marketing communications class at Louisiana State University, students in the E.J. Ourso College of Business recently partnered with Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center to develop mock campaigns for a Read More........