Mission and Values

Feist-Weiller Cancer Center engages in multidisciplinary, translational cancer research, provides patients cutting-edge treatment with access to national cancer clinical trials, and educates both physicians and the community about the prevention, treatment, and the science of cancer.

The Feist-Weiller Cancer Center team is committed to bringing life-saving discoveries about cancer to all of Louisiana and beyond. Collaboration between cancer researchers and treating physicians fosters a more comprehensive understanding of cancer. Feist-Weiller Cancer Center faculty:
  • conduct laboratory research and clinical research to discover better methods of preventing and treating cancer
  • provide adult and pediatric patients with state-of-the-art cancer care, regardless of their ability to pay
  • educate and train Hematology/Oncology Fellows, community physicians, and local residents about the most modern cancer treatments so all patients will receive the best possible cancer care
  • supply Louisiana communities with cancer screenings and education materials for prevention through Partners in Wellness, a unique community cancer screening program