Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Hosted Open House To Showcase New Treatment System

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

GONZALES-  Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Gonzales held its open house Oct. 1, showcasing its newly finished renovations and new cancer center treatment system, the Agility from Elekta. Donors, business community members, and elected officials attended the open house, where tours were offered to exhibit the center's spiral CT scanner and the Agility machine.

“The addition of Agility to our cancer- fighting arsenal further demonstrates Mary Bird Perkins' long- standing dedication to provide cancer patients in Ascension Parish access to the most leading- edge technology and treatment available,” stated president and CEO, Todd Stevens.

Also announced during the event was the center's first annual Gonzales Gala, benefitting the Cancer Center. The Gala will take place Jan. 16, 2016, at the Houma House Plantation and Gardens in Darrow. More information on the Gala can be found by calling (225) 215-1208.