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2 years ago Hammond

New Technology Puts Space Between Hammond Man and Cancer Treatment Side Effects

Prostate cancer patients at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center can have a more effective, comfortable radiation treatment experience   (Hammond, LA) Prostate cancer patients who receive radiation therapy at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Hammond now have access to Read More........
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2 years ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Rubicon Contributes $1 Million to Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center

Rubicon gift to impact all areas of cancer care   (Geismar, LA) Rubicon LLC, a chemical manufacturer located in Geismar, LA and 25-year supporter of Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, has reached a cumulative giving total of $1 million. These Read More........
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2 years ago Hammond

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Hammond Celebrates 30 Years of Service to the Community

Three decades of breakthrough cancer services for Hammond and neighboring areas.   (Hammond, LA) Thousands of cancer patients have walked through the doors since Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Hammond opened in March 1988. Prior to the organization’s entry Read More........
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2 years ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Cancer-focused organizations will work together to do more, enhance effectiveness and outreach and streamline services

(Baton Rouge) Two cancer-focused organizations, Cancer Services and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center (MBPCC), have collaborated for years to provide services to those impacted by cancer in the Greater Baton Rouge area. After an extended period of discussions, the Cancer Read More........
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3 years ago Hammond

Cancer Center to Expand Leading-Edge Radiation Treatment Technology

Enhanced Precision in Radiation Treatment for Hammond Area Patients   (Hammond, LA) Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Hammond now offers greater precision in radiation therapy with the addition of the Elekta Agility multileaf collimator (MLC). The Agility MLC is Read More........
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3 years ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Names Dana Neucere Chief Financial Officer

(Baton Rouge, La.) Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center has announced that Dana Neucere, CPA, has been named chief financial officer (CFO) for the organization. Neucere, who has more than twenty years of experience, primarily in the healthcare industry, most previously served Read More........
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3 years ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Medical Physics Residency Program Receives Reaccreditation

(Baton Rouge, La.) The Commission on Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP) has granted full reaccreditation to the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Medical Physics Residency Program. Mary Bird Perkins is the first center in Louisiana to establish such a program, helping Read More........
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3 years ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Cancer Center Board of Directors Elects New Members

New volunteer leadership appointed to advance Cancer Center’s mission   (Baton Rouge, La.) Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is pleased to announce new members have been elected to its board of directors to help further the Cancer Center’s mission to improve Read More........
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3 years ago Hammond

Noninvasive Care Option for Brain Tumors Available to Hammond Patients

New Gamma Knife Icon technology is a new option for patients with cancerous and benign and metastatic brain tumors and central nervous system conditions (Hammond, LA) Nearly 80,000 new cases of primary brain tumors are expected to be diagnosed this Read More........