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 and Where Are We Going?” presented by Matthew H.G. Katz, M.D., F.A.C.S, chief of pancreas surgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center, will speak on Nov. 18, 5 – 6 p.m., Our Lady of the Lake Heart and Vascular Institute Auditorium. CME will be offered through Our Lady of the Lake. For more information or to RSVP, call Arielle Osei at 765-8399 or email at


About Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center
As a premier destination for cancer care, Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center offers the most advanced technology and services provided by a dedicated team of nationally-recognized oncology experts. MBP-OLOL provides best-practice, comprehensive care at every stage of the cancer journey, including disease site-specific multidisciplinary care teams, a robust clinical research program, extensive supportive care services and is the first facility in the Gulf South to offer  the revolutionary Leksell Gamma Knife®Icon™. The American College of Surgeons has named MBP-OLOL a recipient of its prestigious Outstanding Achievement Award for three consecutive survey cycles. As a nonprofit organization, donor generosity is essential to sustaining the mission of improving survivorship and lessening the burden of cancer for so many throughout Southeast Louisiana and beyond. For more information on MBP-OLOL, and how you can become involved, please visit