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Category Archives: Baton Rouge

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1 week ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

Don’t Hold Your Breath and Wonder – Get Screened for Lung Cancer Today

As a thoracic surgeon, Emily Cassidy, M.D., focuses on treating chest organs, including the lungs. She works closely with oncologists and other cancer specialists to maintain a growing, comprehensive, multidisciplinary lung cancer program at Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady Read More........
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4 weeks ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

What’s SRS, SBRT? Our Newest Radiation Oncologist Dr. Suchit Patel Explains

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is excited to continue to grow its talented team of doctors with the addition of Suchit H. Patel, M.D., Ph.D. He is the Cancer Center’s newest radiation oncologist with Read More........
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1 month ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

Are You Listening? Your Body is Talking to You.

“I wouldn’t want cancer again, but in some ways it’s changed my life for the better,” says colon cancer survivor Michael Hackett. “I appreciate life more than ever.” He began periodically experiencing symptoms for a year before he was diagnosed Read More........
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1 month ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

Thoracic Surgery Clinic

Emily Cassidy, M.D., a thoracic surgeon and member of Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group, is now located on the first floor of Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center, 4950 Essen Lane. To schedule Read More........
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1 month ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

A Guiding Light When the Future is Uncertain

When Lori Stanley discovered a suspicious mass had formed on her breast, her gynecologist directed her to the Breast & GYN Cancer Pavilion. It was there she received a 3D imaging mammogram that lead to a diagnosis of invasive lobular Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Are You at Risk for Prostate Cancer?

Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among men in Louisiana and is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. However, since the use of early detection tests for prostate cancer became more common, survivorship has Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post , Covington , Gonzales , Hammond , Houma , Natchez

Live Pink. Think Pink. Geaux Pink.

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women in the U.S., and during the month of October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, everyone unites to recognize individuals fighting or who are survivors of this Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

Winds of Change

Specialized radiation treatment keeps patient on course Sixty-one-year-old Brent Loupe was living his normal life when he began experiencing severe headaches due to vision problems that affected almost everything, especially his driving. After a series of tests, he said the Read More........
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2 months ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

Refocused and Renewed

Mother and business owner becomes advocate for cancer screenings Tonja McMillian didn’t have time for inconveniences. As a 37-year-old mother to a growing 3-year-old and owner of a popular hair salon, she was busy all hours of the day. Her Read More........
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3 months ago Baton Rouge , Blog Post

Seeing & Sensing

New artwork offers new therapeutic visuals Upon driving into Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center’s entrance, it’s easy to see the facility was designed to offer a visual experience, helping put patients, visitors and others Read More........