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Category Archives: Covington

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4 days ago Covington , Press Release

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center to Provide Free Breast and Colorectal Cancer Screenings to Northshore Community During November

(Covington, La.) – Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington is committed to providing free, convenient access to a host of cancer screenings through its Prevention on the Go program. Discovering cancers in their earliest stage through screenings can help Read More........
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5 days ago Covington , Press Release

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington Hosts Successful Free Cancer Screening Event

(Covington, La.) – More than 130 Northshore residents safely took proactive measures to protect their health by participating in Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center’s third annual Live Well Northshore event at the Covington Trailhead. Funded by the Ben Blanchard Memorial Read More........
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4 weeks ago Covington

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center to Provide Free Cancer Screenings to Northshore Community During October

(Covington, La.) – Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington is providing free, convenient access to a host of cancer screenings during the month of October. Identifying cancers in their earliest stages through screenings can help lead to better outcomes, Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation Elects Rose Hudson to Lead Board

Baton Rouge, La. – Rose Hudson, president and CEO of Louisiana Lottery, was recently elected to serve as chair of the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation board. She will lead the group made up of community leaders elected to manage Read More........
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3 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Mary Bird Perkins’ Johnnay Benjamin Nationally Recognized for Her Dedication to Community Service

(Baton Rouge, La.) – The Prevent Cancer Foundation recently recognized Johnnay Benjamin, director of early detection and education, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, as a leader in cancer prevention and early detection by naming her the recipient of the 2020 Read More........
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3 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Enrolls First Nationwide Participants in COVID-19 Study

Cancer Center currently enrolling participants for study (Baton Rouge, La.) – Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center enrolled the first two patients in the country for a new COVID-19 study. Through the National Cancer Institute COVID-19 in Cancer Patients Study (NCCAPS), Read More........
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4 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

TJ Moran Family Foundation Presents 500 Gift Cards to Cancer Center Team Members

(Baton Rouge, La.) Restauranteur, philanthropist and cancer survivor Thomas J. “T.J.” Moran was a staunch supporter of Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, having been successfully treated at the facility for throat cancer and survived more than two decades. Throughout the Read More........
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5 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez , Press Release

Danielle Mack Promoted to Mary Bird Perkins Vice President and Chief Development Officer

(Baton Rouge, La.) – Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center announced today that Danielle Mack has been named vice president and chief development officer for the cancer care organization. Mack, a Certified Fundraising Executive, has nearly 15 years’ experience building and Read More........
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6 months ago Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Receives American Cancer Society Grant to Help Patients Overcome Transportation Barriers

(Baton Rouge, La.) – Cancer patients undergoing treatment frequently require assistance getting to and from facilities, often creating a financial and logistical burden. During this COVID-19 pandemic, these burdens are amplified and even greater needs are expected in the coming Read More........