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8 years ago Gonzales

Gonzales Garden Club Donates Tree to Hometown Cancer Center

In honor of National Arbor Day   (Gonzales) – The Gonzales Garden Club has been part of the green movement for 54 years. In honor of National Arbor Day each year, club members select a business they feel has enhanced Read More........
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8 years ago Baton Rouge , Gonzales , Hammond

Louisiana Tumor Registry Wins National Award

First Place Data Quality Profile Award   (Baton Rouge, La.) The Louisiana Tumor Registry (LTR) is one of four cancer registries in the National Cancer Institute’s SEER (Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results) Program to earn a 2011 First Place Data Read More........
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8 years ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Mary Bird Perkins – LSU Medical Physics Partnership Under New Leadership

Wayne Newhauser, Ph.D. Appointed   (Baton Rouge, La.) Kenneth R. Hogstrom, Ph.D., longtime leader of the medical physics partnership between LSU and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, recently retired after playing a pivotal role in its development and expansion. The Read More........
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9 years ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

David Leader Recipient of D. Jensen Holliday Memorial Award

Gonzales Volunteer Honored   (Baton Rouge, La.) David Leader of Gonzales was presented with the D. Jensen Holliday Memorial Award Tuesday, November 15, 2011 during a reception in his honor at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Baton Rouge. “While this Read More........
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9 years ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Mary Bird Perkins Honors Rathbone Society Members

Annual Dinner Held   (Baton Rouge, La.) Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center’s (MBP) annual Rathbone Society Dinner recognizes the organization’s most supportive donors and provides a venue to thank them for their incredible generosity. This year’s event, held September 29 at Read More........
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9 years ago Gonzales

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, St. Elizabeth Hospital Offer Free Prostate Screening

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month   (Gonzales) – Prostate cancer awareness is important during any month but especially during September, the month designated as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, other than skin Read More........
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9 years ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

40,000th Person Screened During 40th Anniversary Year

Screenings offered across southeast Louisiana   (Baton Rouge, La.) As Mary Bird Perkins celebrates 40 years of progress in the fight against cancer this year, it is also celebrating another timely milestone. The organization recently announced that it has screened 40,000 Read More........
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9 years ago Baton Rouge , Gonzales , Hammond

“Heart of a Hero” Launches at Mary Bird Perkins

Program Inspired by T.J. Moran   (Baton Rouge, La.) Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center kicked off its new and exciting grateful giving program called Heart of a Hero on Sunday, July 17, at a dinner to honor Mr. Thomas J. “T.J.” Moran at Read More........
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9 years ago Baton Rouge , Gonzales , Hammond

Mary Bird Perkins Elects New Board of Directors

Donna M. Saurage elected chair   (Baton Rouge, La.) At the April 2011 annual Board of Directors meeting of Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, new volunteer leadership was elected to help carry out the mission of the Center. Donna M. Read More........