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Support Group Hosts Fundraiser for Cancer Center

Members of Nosotros Raise $2000

 

(Houma, La.)  Members of Nosotros (Spanish for we or us) – a support group for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers – hosted an inaugural fundraiser to benefit Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC. The group held a very successful karaoke night and jambalaya dinner Saturday, April 5, raising $2,000. A check was presented at the Center on May 1 at 1 p.m.

“We have a wonderfully caring group,” said support group participant and wife of cancer survivor, Libbi Moore. “We wanted to do something that would directly help those in our community dealing with this disease.”

Led by medical oncologist Dr. Raul Doria, the support group meets in the first floor conference room of Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC the third Monday of each month at 6 p.m. For more information, please call (983) 857- 8093.

 

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC provides the full spectrum of cancer care, from prevention and early detection to diagnosis, treatment, recovery and survivorship for those in the Bayou Region. Its services include chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery, as well as patient navigation, clinical trials and free community screenings. The Center is nationally accredited with commendation and recognized for excellence in cancer care by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.