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  • Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Natchez

About Us

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Natchez offers Adams County area residents access to leading-edge radiation therapy and other supplemental services. The Cancer Center’s compassionate, highly experienced medical staff and treatment team are dedicated to providing the most advanced cancer care in a comfortable, supportive setting.

Meet Our Medical Staff

Dr. Gregory Cotter is the radiation oncologist at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Natchez. After completing his undergraduate studies and internship at the University of Alabama, Dr. Cotter received his medical degree from the University of South Alabama’s College of Medicine. He completed his residency at Washington University in St. Louis. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Cotter, call (601) 442-1285.

Prevention and Education

The Cancer Center’s Prevention on the Go is designed to provide cancer prevention and education. This nationally-recognized program has a longstanding legacy of providing gold-standard and innovative early detection services. For information on Prevention on the Go, call (225) 215-1234 or email Johnny Benjamin at Jbenjamin@marybird.com.

Radiation Oncology

Radiation therapy is an x-ray treatment that damages or destroys cancer cells in your body. Our radiation oncologists will oversee your radiation therapy treatments, work with other members of the radiation therapy team to develop your treatment plan and ensure that each treatment is accurately given. Your radiation oncologist will also monitor your progress and adjust the treatment as necessary to make sure the radiation is hitting its target while minimizing side effects. Before, during and after your radiation therapy treatments, your radiation oncologist will work closely with your other cancer doctors, such as your medical oncologist and/or surgeon to maximize the radiation’s effectiveness.

Support Services

Nutrition, transportation and social service assistance is available on a case-by-case basis. Please ask your doctor if you need help with any of these issues.

Directions

From Highway 61 South turn right onto Jeff Davis Blvd.  Drive about 1/4 mile and turn left at the Cancer Center sign, follow the road all the way to the end.

From Highway 61 North, go left to continue onto Sgt. Prentiss Drive, continue about five miles then take a left onto Jeff Davis Blvd. Drive about 1/4 mile and take a left at the Cancer Center sign and continue on to the end of the road.

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