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Our founder Bradie James has taken hits in life on and off the field. The death of both of his parents, three months apart was one of the hardest hits he’s ever taken in his life. After voluntarily maintaining his silence about losing both of his parents during his professional career in the NFL; he finally decided to start sharing his story with the public
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Stop by and request a stylish scarf or hot for if directly affected by breast cancer.
Network with the American Cancer Society (ACS) & become a volunteer today!
Connect with us for free online educational content regarding prevention & treatment options.
The Bradie James Center serves as the meeting place for our breast cancer support group.
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The Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is a regional cancer care organization that has been fighting cancer for more than 50 years. The cancer care organization provides care to cancer patients at nine facilities, including Baton Rouge, Covington, Hammond, Houma, Gonzales, Zachary and Natchez, and its service area surrounds southeast Louisiana and the southwest Mississippi region.
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Breast Cancer survivors & their families.
To date, Foundation 56 has contributed more than half a million dollars to funding mobile mammogram units, serving communities in South Louisiana and North Texas. In October 2011, the foundation unveiled the Bradie James’ Resource Center inside of the Women’s Imaging Center inside the Methodist Dallas Medical Center. This resource center offers everything from fitted wigs, prosthesis, social therapy programs, support groups, and more.
The foundation has been able to serve more than 25,000 people through partnerships made possible by American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Methodist Health Systems, and a host of other partners. Foundation 56 also provides transportation services for women in need to get to physical therapy, chemotherapy, and radiation treatment (approx. 20 appointments each week).
Get a free breast cancer screening
In 2002, we launched a comprehensive program to provide prevention and early detection services to find cancer in its earliest stage when better outcomes are more likely. Together with partners, we screen people for breast, colorectal, oral, prostate and skin cancers throughout our 30-parish and county service area. These efforts are nationally recognized as best practices in outreach and are making a positive difference in lives across Louisiana and Southwest Mississippi.
A variety of machines, including x-rays, CT scans and MRI scans, can be used to create pictures of the structures inside the body to rule out or diagnose a certain medical condition.