Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center Partners with Petersen Homes


(Houma, LA) Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center has partnered with Matt Petersen, owner of Petersen Homes, to raise funds for the fight against cancer. Petersen Homes is building a house in Summerfield Place in Houma and donating $2,500.00 from the sale of the home to the Cancer Center.

The home is being designed with the help of Facebook followers. Facebook users can vote on many aspects on the home through the Petersen Homes Facebook page.  Construction has begun on the home located at 631 Lancaster and is expected to be completed in the spring of 2017. Petersen Homes will post updates of the construction on their Facebook page and encourage the community to vote on design choices.

“We are excited to begin a partnership with Petersen Homes,” explained Melanie Guilbeaux, Cancer Center Director. “We appreciate their generosity of providing donations from the sale of this home to directly benefit our Cancer Center for support services to our patients and free cancer screenings in our community.”

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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. 


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