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Board of Regents Renews FWCC as
Center of Excellence Through 2019

clientuploads/_photos/Kelli/use this one.jpgFollowing a review process, the Louisiana Board of Regents has renewed Feist-Weiller Cancer Center as a Center of Excellence through December of 2019.

The Center was first approved in 1991. The cancer center has been recognized as a Center of Research Excellence for over 2 decades.

The designation is granted for meeting high standards, including education and research programs that serve the community.

Feist-Weiller Cancer Center would like to thank the faculty, staff, and volunteers for making this great accomplishment possible.

 

Study Finds Cancer Survival Rates Higher at
Feist-Weiller Cancer Center

clientuploads/_photos/Kelli/Nathan Lab.jpgThe five-year survival rate for advanced-stage laryngeal cancer was higher than national levels in a small study at Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, part of LSU Health Shreveport. 

Drs. LeBlanc, Shi, Mehta, Mills, Ampil, and Nathan found that performing a total laryngectomy (removal of the voice box) to treat the disease increased the five-year survival rates, according to a report published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

To read more, click here.

 

 
 
 
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