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Category Archives: Baton Rouge

2 days ago Baton Rouge

Inaugural Health Event Benefits Baker Residents

Family Health Day combines detection, education and fun   (Baton Rouge, La.) Baker residents recently took proactive measures to protect their health by participating in Family Health Day at the Baker Heritage Museum and Culture Center. Mary Bird Perkins – Read More........
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2 weeks 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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4 weeks 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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1 month 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........
1 month ago Baton Rouge , Press Release

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Receives American Cancer Society Grant to Help Patients Overcome Transportation Barriers in Baton Rouge

  (Baton Rouge, La.) Cancer patients undergoing treatment frequently require assistance getting to and from facilities, often creating a financial and logistical burden. That’s why the American Cancer Society has awarded a transportation grant to Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady Read More........
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2 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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2 months ago Baton Rouge , Press Release

Depart for International-themed Event to Transform Cancer Care

Funds raised from Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center and Cancer Services joint event to help area cancer patients, families   (Baton Rouge, La.)  Grab your passports this September and prepare to take flight – all Read More........
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3 months ago Baton Rouge

Family Health Day Planned

Cancer and other health screenings, food, fun and entertainment on tap   (Baker, La.)  Area families are invited to the inaugural Family Health Day, Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., located at and hosted by the Baker Heritage Read More........
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4 months ago Baton Rouge , Press Release

For One Night Only: Local Doctors to Rock for Spots

For One Night Only: Local Doctors to Rock for Spots Second annual Rock for Spots event to benefit skin cancer treatment and early detection   (Baton Rouge, La.) Local doctors are putting down their stethoscopes to pick up guitars, drums and Read More........