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Category Archives: Covington

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1 month ago Covington

Cancer Center to Host Comedy Club Fundraiser

Inaugural comedy event to benefit cancer patients on the Northshore   (Covington, LA) Northshore residents are invited to laugh the night away at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington’s fundraising event “The Comedy Club.” This knee-slapping evening featuring hilarious Read More........
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1 month ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez , Press Release

Blue Cross Foundation Unveils Plans to Enhance Cancer Education and Early Detection in Delta Region

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation partner to provide life-saving services   (Baton Rouge, La.) – Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center today detailed plans outlining the initial phases of providing its Prevention Read More........
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1 month 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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1 month 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 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 , 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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6 months ago Covington

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

Ben Blanchard Memorial Foundation helps fund free cancer screenings, food and fun for Northshore residents (Covington, LA) Over 250 Northshore residents took proactive measures to protect their health by participating in Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center’s second annual Live Well Read More........
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7 months 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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7 months 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........