There are more options than ever for patients facing a cancer diagnosis, and from innovative new cancer centers that offer comprehensive services to accomplished researches and specialists spearheading breakthroughs, there’s hope to be had. In addition to advanced surgical treatments and the tried and true methods that continue to improve, there are rehabilitative and support services that can also contribute to a smooth journey to survivorship. Southeast Louisiana is home to a variety of resources for those with cancer and their families. From institutions with brand new offerings to those with long-standing reputations for offering expert, quality care, you’ll find a variety of options that can be useful for prevention and education, screenings and diagnosis, treatment, and more. Explore your local healthcare providers and their latest news and offerings today.
Thibodaux Regional Health System
Construction continues on Thibodaux Regional Health System’s new 80,000-square foot Cancer Institute.
Designed with the patient in mind, the Institute will feature an open design with lots of natural light and soothing decor that creates a warm and caring healing environment. The innovative and technologically advanced facility will include radiation therapy and chemotherapy infusion, medical and radiation oncology clinics, clinic space for visiting oncology specialists, an education center, an activity center, a diagnostics center, a laboratory, an onsite pharmacy, a conference center, and a chapel. The Cancer Institute will also further integrate wellness services with the latest treatments.
“When a patient is diagnosed with cancer, we have a multidisciplinary team that works together to ensure every patient receives the best treatment possible,” says Greg Stock, CEO of Thibodaux Regional. “The new Cancer Institute will help foster greater collaboration and communication among physicians and care providers to enhance and save lives.”
For more information about cancer care at Thibodaux Regional, call 985-493-4008.
Touro’s Comprehensive Cancer Program provides collaborative care and support through cancer diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and survivorship. At Touro, you’ll find the latest cancer-fighting treatments and expert surgeons and specialists offering compassionate care and support to patients and their families. Patients can visit with several specialists in one location, often during one appointment, and receive one-stop cancer care. Touro’s supportive cancer care program provides mental, emotional, spiritual, and social support from the time your cancer is diagnosed through treatment and beyond. The Touro team takes an approach that focuses on the whole person, not just the disease.
Touro’s Cancer Program is accredited by the Commission on Cancer, which is recognized as the gold standard in cancer care. This accreditation reflects Touro’s commitment to offer the highest level of cancer care for patients. Learn more about Touro’s Cancer Program by visiting touro.com/cancer/.
Personal Homecare Services
When you can’t be at home to care for your family member, you want peace of mind knowing that the person who is there will treat your loved one with the same level of care and concern that you would. At Personal Homecare Services, your family is their family. For over 22 years, Personal HomeCare Services has been Providing 24/7, in-home companion care. The company offers clients the ability to remain in the comfort of their own home with their personal memories and possessions while you regain the time and energy needed to experience being a real family again.
Personal Homecare Services is one of the first non-medical services specializing in live-in care and working in conjunction with doctors, healthcare providers, and hospices to provide continuous around-the-clock care without the worry and expense of hourly services. They’ve built a solid reputation with word-of-mouth referral, evidence of the trust their clients have in their caretakers and services. Services include meal preparation, help with personal hygiene, medicinal reminders, light housekeeping, transportation to/from appointments, and companionship.
References are available upon request. To learn more, visit PersonalHomecare.net or call 318-757-1225.