BMT Program Celebrates 28 Years of Transplants with
Celebration of Life Dinner on July 14th
Feist-Weiller is thrilled to announce the second annual, Celebration of Life, an event highlighting the Bone Marrow Transplant program while raising funds to secure funding for overnight accommodations and travel expenses for patients and families receiving a bone marrow transplant. The BMT program is in its 28th.
Feist-Weiller Cancer Center provides the physicians, fellows, research studies, educational, and other specialized components of the program with the hospital portion of the care being received at University Health.
Date: Friday, July 14
Location: East Ridge Country Club
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Cost: Tickets are $30 each ($60 for couples), and can be purchased online HERE.
Doors open at 6:30pm. Beer and Wine will be provided; otherwise, the event will have a cash bar. Entertainment will be provided by Caravan. Valet Parking is available.
All donations to the BMT Fund will be tax deductible. If you would like to make a donation to the BMT Fund, please click here. Select Blood and Marrow Transplant BMT in the designation box.
More About the BMT Program:
The Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program of Feist Weiller Cancer Center at University Health hospital, Shreveport is the only program in North Louisiana and in a 200 mile radius for treating acute leukemia and providing bone marrow transplant.
The program offers autologous (self) and allogeneic (donor) transplants, which includes both matched sibling donor and matched unrelated donor transplant through the registry. This year the program also started haploidentical donor transplant for patients in need for an urgent transplant and without a readily available matched donor.
If you have any questions about the event, please call Feist-Weiller Cancer Center at (318) 813-1056.
To learn more about out Title Sponsor and BMT Program partner, University Health, please click here.
The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program Celebration of Life Title Sponsor