In The News

Skin Cancer Prevention!

Learn more on how you can protect yourself from skin cancer during the summer heat by reading the Forum News article entitled, “Summer Safety,” written by our Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology-Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Paige Bundrick.


Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan, featured speaker for the Women in Rhinology Lecture at Fall 2018 Meeting

We are excited to announce that our very own, Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan, Chairman of LSU Health Science Center of Shreveport Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, has been selected to be the featured speaker for the Women in Rhinology lecture at Fall 2018 Meeting.  The lecture will take place on Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 1-2 PM.  If you are interested in attending this event, click the link to learn more on how to register.

 


$1.9 Million NIH National Cancer Institute Grant Awarded
to Study Skin Cancer Treatment

Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, Director of Head & Neck Surgical Oncology at Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, has been awarded a five-year R01 grant for $1.96 million from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute to study the role of Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor-2 (FGFR-2) in the prevention and treatment of squamous cell skin cancer.


Patient with Tongue Cancer Gets Robotic Procedure

Further evidence of the expanding role of robotics in making complex surgeries less invasive, an LSU Health Shreveport Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgeon yesterday used robotic assisted surgery to remove a cancerous tumor on the base of a patient’s...

KTAL 6 ran a story about what life is like after laryngectomy and the recently formed Voice Club at Feist-Weiller Cancer Center. The support group gives laryngectomees across the Ark-La-Tex the opportunity to engage with people who understa...

“I love you.” Those were 10-year-old Zep Washington’s first spoken words in six years, giving his grandmother, Sharon Washington, two reasons to cry with joy after a medical team at LSU Health Shreveport were able to successfully reconstruct his dama...

Mansfield woman says doctors' cooperation helped her survive rare tumor THE SHREVEPORT TIMES- July 2013 Rare tumor surgery: Jane Manning underwent delicate, life-threatening surgery twice to remove a rare type of tumor in her sinus cavity..... Overco...

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