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5 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 region for almost 50 years. CRCC has provided local access to radiation therapy for more Read More
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5 months ago Houma

Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center Awarded Two Prominent Certifications

(Houma, Louisiana) Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center (MBPTGMCCC) has received accreditation from The Commission on Cancer (CoC) and re-certification by the American Society of Clinical Oncology.  Both are prestigious accomplishments for the Cancer Center that recognize the comprehensive patient focused program for its exceptional resources and highly experienced and compassionate physicians and team members. Read More
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7 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 Perkins Cancer Center Foundation. Jolly has been on the Foundation board since 2013 and served Read More
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8 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Mary Bird Perkins 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 that the following volunteer leaders were elected to its board of directors to help further the organization’s mission to improve survivorship and lessen the burden of cancer. Bill O’Quin was re-elected to serve as Read More
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9 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Mary Bird Perkins COO and Physics Chief is First Medical Physicist to Earn Prestigious Fellowship

(Baton Rouge, La.) – Jonas Fontenot, PhD, MS, chief operating officer and chief of physics at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, is the first medical physicist selected by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) to receive the ASTRO Health Policy Fellowship designation. This year-long program trains leaders in radiation oncology health policy issues, and Read More
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11 months ago Houma

Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center Welcomes New Development Coordinator

(Houma, La.) Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center (Cancer Center) welcomes Tiffany Tuberville Adams as their new Development Coordinator. In her new role, Adams will be responsible for the implementation and growth of the philanthropic development program to raise awareness and support for the Cancer Center and local cancer patients. Adams’ brings an abundance of successful Read More
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12 months ago Covington , Houma

Hilaire & Ethel Lanaux Honor Granddaughter with Transformational Gift to Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center

Funds to enhance prevention, education and early detection programs across south Louisiana   (Covington, LA) No one ever wants to imagine losing a child or grandchild, but one family is honoring their granddaughter’s courageous cancer battle by creating a lasting legacy that will help others for generations to come. New Orleans residents Hilaire and Ethel Read More
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1 year ago Houma

Roux for a Reason Donates $40,000 to Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center

(Houma, La.) Board members of Roux for a Reason Gumbo Cook-Off donated $40,000 to Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center to help fund free early detection cancer screenings and make cancer care more accessible for the community. The second annual Roux for a Reason was held on March 24, 2018 in downtown Houma where over 40 Read More
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1 year 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 funds contributed to the Cancer Center have been generated through a number of initiatives including 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 Services’ and Mary Bird Perkins’ boards of directors have resolved to deepen the longtime relationship. Read More