Annual Pirate Party Raises $29K for Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington

COVINGTON, La. – The annual Pirate Party, held late last year at the Columbia Street Tap Room, raised $29,000 to support Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center’s patient assistance programs and remove barriers to care for patients across Covington and the Northshore. Hosted by Jack E. Saux, III, M.D., medical oncologist, Northshore Oncology Associates, this yearly […]

A Prescription for Humor & Compassion is this Doctor’s Cure

As participants took part in various cancer screenings at October 22’s Live Well Northshore event, a hard-to-miss hot pink golf cart rolled through the Covington Trailhead. Behind the helm, which had been replaced with a wooden pirate ship wheel, was Jay Saux, M.D., medical oncologist, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. These images inside your head […]

Cancer Moonshot: How Mary Bird Perkins Is Leading the Charge with the Help of Supporters

Dr. Saux

“Early detection, improving supportive care and new treatments and therapeutics are all very important for cancer care.” Dr. Jack Saux, medical oncologist at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, says these elements are key to improving cancer survivorship and reducing death rates by 50% over the next 25 years – an ambitious goal outlined by the […]