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New Resource for Cancer Patients

Embargoed until 10:30 am CDT October 13, 2016


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What: Press Conference to announce a new resource for cancer patients

Who: LSU Health New Orleans and Al Copeland Foundation

When: Thursday, October 13, 2016, at 10:30 a.m.

Where: Louisiana Cancer Research Center, 1700 Tulane Avenue

Why: Research produces advances in treatment that can help prolong and save lives now being lost to cancer. LSU Health New Orleans, in collaboration with its partners, has built a statewide network to bring new clinical trials to patients to study the safety and effectiveness of new drugs and treatments. As a result, LSU Health New Orleans is now being invited to participate in studies investigating the latest and most promising approaches. This press conference will focus on the latest one to let potential participants know about it.