Mary Bird Perkins Tackling Most Difficult To Treat Cancers With New Radiation Technology

Elekta Unity

New $10 million-plus Elekta Unity MR-LINAC and adaptive radiation therapy program only available at Mary Bird Perkins, thanks to community philanthropy and innovative approach to fighting cancer BATON ROUGE, La. – Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center has announced that it has launched a $10 million-plus adaptive radiation therapy program that utilizes the novel, innovative Elekta […]

Not Today, Cancer: Care Team Collaboration Saves Lives

Kos Kovtun and GKI

“The team at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center worked to save my life.” During the course of his treatments at the Cancer Center for stage III non-small cell carcinoma, Ernest Brooks said he could feel his body getting progressively better. When he rang the bell after his final radiation treatment in January 2023, Dr. Konstantin […]

Leading by Example

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By anyone’s standards, Lieutenant Donald Burton has led a life of remarkable achievement. The 45-year-old Ponchatoula native has always been committed to serving others in his community, from his 20-year career in law enforcement to his leadership as a local minister for Westside Church of God in Christ. Burton, a former competitive bodybuilder—and winner of […]