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8 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Cancer Center Honors Extraordinary Community Leaders

Prestigious awards honor Marty & John Engquist, Rose Hudson, Tom J. Meek, Jr., MD and community donors   (Baton Rouge, La.) – Several exemplary community leaders were recently recognized and presented prestigious awards, named after individuals who made a meaningful Read More........
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8 months ago Baton Rouge , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Blue Cross Foundation Grant to Fund Cancer Education and Early Detection Services in Delta Region

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center receives grant to provide life-saving services; organization plans listening session to determine needs   (Baton Rouge, La.) – Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center announced today that the organization will begin the initial phases of providing Read More........
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8 months ago Baton Rouge

Performance Contractors Team Donates Over $200,000 to Benefit Cancer Patients and Children

Baton Rouge, La. – Performance Contractors, Inc. recently presented a check of more than $207,000 to Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center and Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital to help patients continue to receive the highest quality of care. Read More........
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9 months ago Baton Rouge

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Launches New Cardio-oncology Clinic

Cancer Center aims to protect the body’s most important muscle, the heart, during cancer treatment (Baton Rouge, La.) Cardio-oncology is an important emerging field in cancer care and Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center remains Read More........
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9 months 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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10 months 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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11 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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11 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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11 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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12 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........