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Louisiana Cancer Research Center (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-09-06

Duration: 00:06:13

Subjects: Cancer | Health Care | Louisiana Cancer Research Center


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Gordon, Clark Interviewee
  • Sartor, Oliver Interviewee
  • Ochoa, Augusto Interviewee
  • Cole, John Interviewee


This segment from the September 6, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s visit to the Louisiana Cancer Research Center in New Orleans, an institution established by the Louisiana Legislature in 2002 and run by the LSU Health Sciences Center, Tulane University School of Medicine, Xavier University, and the Ochsner Health System. Moreau reports that the LCRC established the Gulf South Clinical Trials Network, which provides cutting-edge treatments to cancer patients throughout Louisiana. He interviews: Clark Gordon, cancer survivor; Dr. Oliver Sartor of the Tulane Cancer Center; Dr. Augusto Ochoa of the LSU Cancer Center in New Orleans; and Dr. John Cole of the Ochsner Cancer Institute.