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Ochsner Health joins Academic Consortium's Global Integrative Health Network

February 19, 2024

Ochsner’s integrative oncology program at Ochsner MD Anderson Cancer Center in New Orleans joins this community to further advance its holistic approach to cancer care.

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Prevention to Treatment: The Giving Thanks Cancer Health Fest is Coming Saturday, Nov. 4

October 27, 2023

The Giving Thanks Health Fest will be held at Franklin Avenue Baptist Church on 8282 I-10 Service Rd. in New Orleans East on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The faith-based symposium will explore community solutions for cancer health equity.

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Ochsner MD Anderson first in Louisiana to use CAR T cell therapy to treat cancer in adults

September 12, 2023

A New Orleans patient received CAR T cell therapy in June, with a complete response and no evidence of cancer in late July, putting them in full remission.

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Drs. Ken Kellar and Ryan Hibbs Win 38th Annual Alton Ochsner Award

August 24, 2023

This prestigious honor bestowed by Ochsner Health recognizes scientists who have made major contributions in understanding the relationship between smoking and disease, along with the development of innovative treatment modalities.

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The Ochsner Cancer Institute Earns Prestigious Three-Star Rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

June 27, 2023

The three-star rating, which denotes the highest category of quality, places the Ochsner Cancer Institute in the top 2.5% of thoracic surgery programs in the United States and Canada.

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Ochsner Health and MD Anderson Announce Partnership to Create Fully Integrated Cancer Program in Louisiana

June 22, 2023

Cancer patients in the region now have access to cancer treatments that are among the most advanced in the nation. Through this collaboration, Ochsner is the first and only provider in Louisiana with a fully integrated cancer program based on MD Anderson’s standards and treatment plans.

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Ochsner Cancer Institute Facilities Earn Reaccreditations

March 28, 2023

Ochsner cancer care earns two distinctions that reflect the comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to treatment provided across its health system.

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Ochsner Health Advances Precision Medicine, Becomes National Leader in Universal Genomic Testing for Chemotherapy

March 16, 2023

This change helps providers determine individualized treatment by understanding how patients will react to certain drugs, thereby lowering risk of adverse side effects, improving patient experience, and bettering patient outcomes.

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Ochsner Health Recipient of 2022 WebMD Choice Awards

November 15, 2022

Ochsner Health received recognition from WebMD as part of the 2022 WebMD Choice Awards.

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St. Charles Parish Hospital’s New Outpatient Chemotherapy & Infusion Center and Caring Suite MRI Now Open

November 9, 2022

The new SCPH Outpatient Chemotherapy and Infusion Center offers a place for patients to continue to receive infusion services within St. Charles Parish. Installed with the latest technology, the Caring Suite MRI is optimized to reduce patient anxiety with the wide bore design, and the 'caring hands' philosophy featuring lighting, interior décor, scenery and music.

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