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Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC Named 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs

Houma, LA–11/02/2015

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC has been named one of Becker's Hospital Review’s “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs” for 2015. The list features organizations dedicated to treating cancer patients as well as researching the deadly disease. Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC stands out in terms of quality patient care, clinical outcomes and research achievements.

“Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC strives to provide the most advanced oncology treatment options to our patients,” said Melanie Guilbeaux, Cancer Center director. “Patients receive the full continuum of cancer care – from prevention and early detection to diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.”

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC was selected by the Becker's Hospital Review editorial team based on recognition received, accreditations earned and memberships held in cancer care-oriented groups. Specifically, the Becker's team examined U.S. News & World Report's hospital rankings for treating cancer, CareChex cancer care rankings, BlueCross BlueShield Association Blue Distinction Center designation, National Cancer Institute designations, and Commission on Cancer accreditations and awards received, as well as membership in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

“Our dedicated oncologists and staff provide leading-edge treatment options and compassionate patient care to the people of Southeast Louisiana,” explains Phyllis Peoples, president and CEO at TGMC. “We are honored to receive this recognition and to have our Cancer Center nationally recognized as a leader in cancer care.”

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