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


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 >

3rd Annual Krewe Du Cure


We are excited to announce that Chef Raymond J. Derderian, Executive Chef, Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots will be dazzling the taste buds of all in attendance with his Pork & Crawfish Ravioli served in a Tomato Saffron Court Bullion.  Chef Raymond will be highlighting tomatoes as his cancer fighting...Read More >

ACF Brings Cutting Edge Cancer Research Equipment Home to Louisiana


    The Al Copeland Foundation and LSU Health Sciences Center are bringing Personalized Cancer Treatment right here to Louisiana. ACF recently helped fund state-of-the-art cancer research equipment valued over $360,000 that doctors and scientists right here at home will utilize to save lives of cancer patients.



New Orleans, LA – LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans’ Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center is one of the six initial sites to enroll patients in the Lung Cancer Master Protocol, or Lung-MAP, clinical trial. Sponsored by the National Cancer Institute, Lung-MAP is a collaboration between six major cancer programs...Read More >

6th Annual Charity Golf Classic raises more than $63,000


The Al Copeland 6th Annual Charity Golf Classic raised more than $63,000 for cancer research June 6 at Lakewood Golf Club. The tournament consisted of 47 teams and 188 golfers that helped support the Copeland/LSU partnership for prevention and new treatment of viral cancers at LSU Health and Sciences Center. The teams...Read More >

Al Copeland Day Celebration


On June 27, June 28 and June 29 we invite you to celebrate with us, and help raise funds for important cancer research programs right here in New Orleans! In keeping with Big Al’s spirit and love of life participating Copeland’s of New Orleans and Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro locations will...Read More >

LSUHSC Nursing Offers Free Health Screenings & Education At NOPD 7th District Station


New Orleans, LA – In partnership with the NOPD 7th District, the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Nursing will provide personalized health screenings, health education and recommendations at a free Community Health Fair. The outreach event is Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m....Read More >

Welcome to our new website!


Dear ACF Family, It is with extreme excitement that we present to you our new website! We are proud of how far we have come in a short period of time with the help of our sponsors, partners, volunteers and supporters. This new website celebrates who we are, what we’ve accomplished, and keeps you...Read More >

Ochoa One of Ten Chosen for Transformative Research Award


Dr. Augusto Ochoa, Director of the Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center and Al Copeland/Cancer Crusaders Chair in Neuroendocrine Cancer at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has been selected as one of ten recipients nationally of the 2013 National Institutes of Health Transformative Research Award. Awarded by NIH Director Dr....Read More >

Ochoa Appointed to Endowed Chair


Dr. Steve Nelson, Dean of the School of Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has appointed Augusto Ochoa, MD, Director of the LSUHSC Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, as the recipient of the Al Copeland/Cancer Crusaders Chair in Neuroendocrine Cancer. The $1 million endowed chair is funded by...Read More >

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