Ringing in the Sisterhood

It’s not the holiday season, but bells will be ringing and there will many reasons to celebrate…Two new, beautiful bells were recently installed at the new Breast & GYN Pavilion on the Woman’s Hospital campus. The Cancer Center introduced the “ringing of the bell” in 2015, which marks a significant moment. It signals the end Read More Read More

Woman’s Hospital and Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Open Breast and GYN Cancer Pavilion

One of the few facilities in Louisiana and the nation focused solely on breast and gynecologic cancer care   (Baton Rouge) Women facing breast or gynecologic cancer will have increased access to specialized care in a unique facility specially built for women when the Breast and GYN Cancer Pavilion opens May 1 on the Woman’s Hospital Read More Read More

Moving Through Survivorship

Cancer survivor walking group participates in Spring Sprint 5k   (Gonzales, La.) Ascension Parish cancer survivors are demonstrating that individuals can live healthy, active lives following a cancer diagnosis. Members of a walking group, organized by the THRIVE survivorship program at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Gonzales, recently participated in the First Annual Ascension Chamber Read More Read More
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Meet Cancer Survivor Shanna Ledet

Last summer, Shanna Ledet was contemplating how she would tell her family she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Saturday she will be walking side by side with them at Relay for Life of Terrebonne Parish as they celebrate her survivorship and honor the lives of others who fought the same battle. Shanna’s story began Read More Read More

Rubicon Contributes $1 Million to Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center

Rubicon gift to impact all areas of cancer care   (Geismar, LA) Rubicon LLC, a chemical manufacturer located in Geismar, LA and 25-year supporter of Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, has reached a cumulative giving total of $1 million. These funds contributed to the Cancer Center have been generated through a number of initiatives including Read More Read More

Benjamin Blanchard Memorial Foundation Presents $100,000 Gift to Cancer Center

Funds to enhance early detection and patient assistance programs in Northshore region   (Covington, LA) The Benjamin Blanchard Memorial Foundation recently presented Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington with a $100,000 gift that will fund a new education and early detection event for Northshore residents and support key assistance programs benefiting patients and families Read More Read More

Thank You, Rubicon, for 25 Years of Giving

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center was created by the community, and over the years, this support has never wavered, allowing us to provide advanced cancer care throughout southeast Louisiana and beyond. It takes support from many individuals, local partners and companies to keep our mission strong. One of these companies, longtime supporter, Rubicon LLC, has Read More Read More

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