Al Copeland Foundation


The Al Copeland Foundation (ACF) supports new local cancer research, education and patient programs at the Copeland-LSU Health Science Center Partnership in Viruses, Cancer and Immunotherapy. ACF is on a path to fulfill a wish, to save lives and end cancer.

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Category: Health
Parish: Jefferson
With your help ACF has the opportunity to raise critical funds to:
Raise 1.8 million dollars to end cancer

Helped bring 10 Immunotherapy treatments to Louisiana.

Connected 15 patients to local trials.

Helped one patient become clinically cancer free.

Kept 100 percent of the money raised local to help our community.

Together we are fulfilling Big Al's wish to save lives and end cancer right here at home!
The first local patient to need this investigational treatment had an emotional reunion with the Copeland family so he could say thank you for bringing the Merkel cell trial to New Orleans! All of the tumors in Dr. Vargas' sinuses and throat, that triggered suspicious nose bleeds months ago, are gone or shrinking. Watch more here… http://www.wwltv.com/news/health/al-copelands-legacy-helped-connect-local-man-with-new-cancer-drug/409072238

With your help, we can bring more trials home to save lives and end cancer!