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March 07, 2019
Taking Aim at Cancer in Louisiana (TACL), an organization formed last year to address Louisiana’s high rates of cancer, reached a milestone last month when its executive committee adopted bylaws and elected officers to establish TACL (pronounced ‘tackle’) as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. The Louisiana Department of Health is currently providing leadership and support for the initiative.
May 17, 2018
Today, Governor John Bel Edwards was joined by Dr. Rebekah Gee, secretary, Louisiana Department of Health, Kristy Duffey, UnitedHealth Group Chief Clinical Officer and board member of United Health Foundation, and many leaders in health care, business, government, and other sectors to announce a statewide collaborative effort to address cancer in Louisiana.
May 17, 2018
Thank you all for joining Governor John Bel Edwards and Secretary Rebekah Gee on Friday, May 11th to support Louisiana’s new statewide initiative to improve cancer outcomes in Louisiana. The following summarizes major points of the Summit and anticipated next steps.
May 17, 2018
The Southern Colorectal Cancer Consortium Annual Conference is coming up in New Orleans.