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New Cancer Treatment (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-10-08

Duration: 00:04:01

Subjects: Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center | Cancer | Health


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Kovtun, Kos Interviewee
  • Stevens, Todd Interviewee


This segment from the October 8, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Baton Rouge becoming one of only six sites in the United States to use an adaptive MRI-guided radiation therapy program as a cancer treatment option. He interviews Dr. Kos Kovtun, radiation oncologist, and Todd Stevens, the president and CEO of Mary Bird Perkins.