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Merkel Cell Clinical Trial Opens

10/20/2016

“We are excited that the Copeland-LSU Health Sciences Center Partnership in Viruses, Cancer and Immunotherapy is now able to be the driving force to bring the first ever Merkel Cell Carcinoma immunotherapy trials program to the Louisiana and Mississippi areas,” said Al Copeland Jr., Chairman of the Board and CEO...Read More >

Big News!

10/10/2016

YOU ARE INVITED TO SHARE IN THE BIG NEWS! What:                          Press Conference to announce a new resource for cancer patients Who:                           LSU Health New Orleans and Al Copeland Foundation When:                         Thursday, October 13, 2106 at 10:30 a.m. Where:                       Louisiana Cancer Research Center, 1700 Tulane Avenue Why:                           Research produces advances in...Read More >

ACF Announces 9th Annual Golf Fest Date

08/23/2016

The Al Copeland Foundation’s 9th Annual Charity Golf Fest is Scheduled for April 7, 2017 at Beau Chene Golf Course! This year our golfers will enjoying playing on the Magnolia and Oak Courses with a tee time for 11 AM!  More than your average golf tournament, ACF Golf Fest has...Read More >

LSU HEALTH NEW ORLEANS TO HOST CANCER MOONSHOT SUMMIT

06/20/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: LESLIE CAPO  (504) 568-4806; CELL (504) 452-9166 LSU HEALTH NEW ORLEANS TO HOST CANCER MOONSHOT SUMMIT New Orleans, LA – Dr. Augusto Ochoa, Director of the LSU Health New Orleans Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, is hosting the Cancer Moonshot Summit for New Orleans on Wednesday,...Read More >

CELEBRATE NATIONAL FRIED CHICKEN DAY at the FIRST ANNUAL COPELAND’S CHICKEN JAM

06/11/2016

  CELEBRATE NATIONAL FRIED CHICKEN DAY at the  FIRST ANNUAL COPELAND’S CHICKEN JAM Al Copeland Foundation hosts an event to raise funds to open the new immunotherapy trial for Merkel Cell Cancer at the selected site, LSUHSC/Stanley S Scott Cancer Center.   NEW ORLEANS, LA – Copeland’s of New Orleans is...Read More >

AL COPELAND FOUNDATION SETS GOAL TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CLINICAL TRIALS IN THE GULF SOUTH REGION

06/10/2016

For Release: Immediately, Contact: Jenny Lacoste, Public Relations Manager, jlacoste@alcopeland.com, (504) 620-3764 AL COPELAND FOUNDATION SETS GOAL TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CLINICAL TRIALS IN THE GULF SOUTH REGION LSUHSC/Stanley S Scott Cancer Center has been selected as a site to open the new immunotherapy trial for Merkel Cell Cancer.   NEW ORLEANS, LA – The...Read More >

Give to ACF on GiveNOLA Day!

05/03/2016

On May 3, 2016, from midnight to midnight, the Al Copeland Foundation is participating in GiveNOLA Day, which ignites the giving spirit throughout the region. Please visit https://givenola.org/npo/al-copeland-foundation anytime between midnight and midnight to donate. Your donation will go a long way in helping us fulfill Big Al’s wish to...Read More >

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LSU HEALTH NEW ORLEANS’ OCHOA APPOINTED TO BIDEN CANCER MOONSHOT BLUE RIBBON PANEL

04/05/2016

LSU HEALTH NEW ORLEANS’ OCHOA APPOINTED TO BIDEN CANCER MOONSHOT BLUE RIBBON PANEL New Orleans, LA – Dr. Augusto Ochoa, Director of the LSU Health New Orleans Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, is one of 28 scientific experts, cancer leaders and patient advocates who will help guide the scientific direction...Read More >

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Mardi Gras, Beads and ACF Pride!

02/05/2016

Big Al once said “This is what it’s all about,” referring to all of us crazy, awesome, Mardi Gras loving NOLA folks standing on the parade route that he was showering with fabulous, over the top beads! He also said “I can’t tell you why it’s so important to me,...Read More >

8th Annual ACF Golf Fest scheduled April 1st, 2016 at Beau Chene.

11/19/2015

The Al Copeland Foundation 8th Annual Charity Golf Fest is Scheduled for April 1, 2016 at Beau Chene Golf Course! This year our golfers will enjoying playing on the Magnolia and Oak Courses with a tee time for 11 AM!  More than your average golf tournament, ACF Golf Fest has chef-prepared food, a party...Read More >

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