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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 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 Hammond

Hammond Center Celebrates National Cancer Survivors Day

Indoor picnic held   (Hammond) – The staff at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Hammond hosted an indoor picnic at the Center in observance of the 24th annual National Cancer Survivors Day Sunday, June 5. “The day is meant to Read More........
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9 years ago Hammond

Hammond Center Celebrates 23rd Birthday

More than two decades of treating patients   (Hammond) – Tangipahoa Parish President Gordon Burgess stopped by Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Hammond March 18 to help celebrate the Center’s 23 years of treating cancer patients. Todd Stevens, president & CEO 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........
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9 years ago Hammond

Hammond Center to Offer Free Skin Cancer Screening

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month   (Hammond) –Who needs to use sunscreen? Everyone! Skin cancer is the most prevalent of all cancers. It is estimated that more than one million Americans develop skin cancer every year, accounting for nearly Read More........
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9 years ago Hammond

MBPCC Holding Free Hammond Screening

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month   (Hammond) – Skin cancer is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), which estimates that 1.5 million cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed this year. It is the most prevalent Read More........