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4 days ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma

Mary Bird Perkins Retains Prominent ACR Accreditation

(Baton Rouge, La.) – Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The Cancer Center has been reaccredited Read More........
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2 weeks ago Baton Rouge

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Earns National Accreditation for Rectal Cancer Care

Cancer Center is the first and only in city and state; one of only 15 facilities in country to receive accreditation (Baton Rouge, La.) As colorectal cancer rates across the country continue to rise, especially in people 50-years-old and under, Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez , Press Release

Mary Bird Perkins COO and Physics Chief Appointed to Prestigious Medicare Committee

(Baton Rouge, La.) – Jonas Fontenot, PhD, MS, chief operating officer and chief of physics at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, has been appointed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to serve on the Medicare Evidence Development Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge

Cancer Center Names Winner of Sister Linda Constantin Award for Courage and Compassion

(Baton Rouge, La.) – Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center has named Deidre “Dee” Alexander as winner of the 2019 Sister Linda Constantin Courage and Compassion Award. Alexander is the front desk receptionist at the Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Launches High-Risk Pancreatic Cancer Screening Program

(Baton Rouge, La.) Mortality rates for pancreatic cancer diagnoses rank among the worst of all diseases due to late stage detection. While more effective treatment therapies are always under investigation, the pancreatic cancer care experts at Mary Bird Perkins – Read More........
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3 months ago Baton Rouge

Two Medical Oncology Groups Receive National Recognition

Louisiana Hematology Oncology Associates and Medical Oncology, LLC recognized for high-quality cancer care from largest oncology society in United States (Baton Rouge, La.) Louisiana Hematology Oncology Associates (LHOA) and Medical Oncology, LLC, physician practices affiliated with Our Lady of the Read More........
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3 months ago Baton Rouge

Multimodality Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer Education Event Set

Baton Rouge, La. – Physicians and other healthcare providers in the area are invited to a free event, hosted by Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center. “Multimodality Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer: Where Have We Been Read More........
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3 months ago Baton Rouge

CITY-WIDE MEN’S HEALTH DAY MAKES ACCESS TO SERVICES CONVENIENT

Prostate Cancer Screenings and Other Health Services Provided to Men Throughout the Community (Baton Rouge, La.) Men in the Greater Baton Rouge area took proactive measures to protect their health by participating in a special City-Wide Men’s Health Day in Read More........
4 months ago Baton Rouge

International-themed Event Raises more than $450,000 to Benefit Local Cancer Patients

Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center and Cancer Services’ Joint Event a Success   (Baton Rouge, La.) One thousand Baton Rouge residents grabbed their passports and took flight at L’Auberge Casino & Hotel on Thursday, Sept. 12, Read More........
4 months 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........