Feist-Weiller Cancer Center
Feist-Weiller Cancer Center houses the Divisions of Clinical Cancer Research, Basic and Translational Cancer Research and Cancer Prevention and Control. More than 50 faculty members in 10 departments treat patients, perform groundbreaking research and train future cancer care providers at the facility, which was opened in 1997. Its Hematology/Oncology Fellowship training program is the largest in Louisiana and one of the largest in the south, with 16 fellows. Patients have access to innovative National Cancer Institute clinical research trials, with a special emphasis on minorities and the underserved. The center’s mobile units provide screenings in rural areas throughout north Louisiana.