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4 weeks 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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2 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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3 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........
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3 months ago Covington , Press Release

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

Ben Blanchard Memorial Foundation to fund free cancer screenings, food and fun for the entire family   (Covington, La.) Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington, in conjunction with the Ben Blanchard Memorial Foundation, is providing free, convenient access to a Read More........
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3 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez , Press Release

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation Elects 2019-2020 Board Members

Community leaders elected to manage an endowment for improving the future of cancer care   (Baton Rouge, La.) Four community leaders were recently elected to serve on the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation board: Brett Furr, Taylor Porter Attorneys at Read More........
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3 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Hammond , Press Release

Suchit Patel, M.D., Ph.D. Joins Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Medical Staff

(Baton Rouge, La.) Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is pleased to announce the addition of radiation oncologist Suchit H. Patel, M.D., Ph.D., to its medical staff. Dr. Patel will begin practicing today at Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of Read More........
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9 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 Read More........
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10 months ago Covington

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington Celebrates Blanchard Foundation’s Commitment to Prevent Cancer

Foundation honored with artwork in Cancer Center   Covington, LA – Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington unveiled a glass art piece at a special ceremony in December commemorating the Benjamin Blanchard Memorial Foundation’s commitment to early cancer detection Read More........
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10 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation Elects 2018-2019 Board Members

Community leaders elected to grow and steward endowment fund that supports the fight against cancer   (Baton Rouge, La.) – J. Gerard “Jerry” Jolly, retired partner of KPMG LLP, was recently elected to serve as chair of the Mary Bird Read More........