340,000 cases of cancer could be prevented each year from early detection.

Early detection of cancer through screening reduces mortality from cancers of the colon and rectum, breast, uterine cervix, and lung.


In addition to detecting cancer early, screening for colorectal and cervical cancers can prevent these cancers by identifying precancerous lesions that can be removed.


Our mission is to provide free early cancer screenings to all members of our community in partnership with the Mary Bird Perkins Early Bird mobile medical clinic of TGMC. To learn more, visit Mary Bird Perkins website.


Roux For A Reason is in honor of Dr. John C. Floyd and Mr. Benard Levy of Houma, Louisiana

Roux for a Reason
BY DREW MILLER Jan 2, 2019

What started as a competition for bragging rights between friends quickly became one of the biggest fundraisers for the prevention of cancer deaths for our area. Now with just over $70,000 raised for Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center and its Early Bird Mobile Medical Clinic—the mobile unit that gives free cancer screenings to individuals in the Bayou Region—the non-profit organization Roux For A Reason….



Learn more about Mary Bird Perkins at TGMC including the Early Bird mobile medical clinic our charity proceeds benefit.