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Geaux Yoga at LSU Raises more than $20 Thousand for Local Cancer Patient Care

150 supporters of Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center and Cancer Services attend yoga event at Tiger Stadium   (Baton Rouge, LA) More than $20 thousand was raised for community cancer patients at the March 23 4th annual yoga event, thanks to the 150 attendees, organized by yoglates instructor April Hill and Read More
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Cancer Center’s Annual Fest for Life Event Relocates to Downtown

Cancer and other health screenings, food, fun and entertainment are mainstays   (Baton Rouge, La.) After hosting more than a decade of cancer screenings in a fun, festive environment, Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center’s Fest for Life will return Saturday, April 13 in a new location: downtown Baton Rouge. Read More
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Caring River Cancer Center to Merge with Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center

Mary Bird Perkins continues expansion to improve survivorship and lessen the burden of cancer   (Baton Rouge, La.) Caring River Cancer Center (CRCC) will merge with Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center (MBPCC), a comprehensive cancer care organization, serving the Gulf South region for almost 50 years. CRCC has provided local access to radiation therapy for more Read More
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Geaux Yoga at LSU to Raise Funds for Local Cancer Patient Care

Join Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center for yoga at LSU   (Baton Rouge, La.) Bring your yoga mats, appetite and zen to Stadium Club South at LSU as Yoglates 2 South hosts Baton Rouge’s 4th annual yoga event to benefit cancer patients and their families with proud partner Mockler Beverage Company. This Read More
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Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation Elects 2018-2019 Board Members

Community leaders elected to grow and steward endowment fund that supports the fight against cancer   (Baton Rouge, La.) – J. Gerard “Jerry” Jolly, retired partner of KPMG LLP, was recently elected to serve as chair of the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Foundation. Jolly has been on the Foundation board since 2013 and served Read More
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Cancer Center Opens First Clinic in Region to Treat Diseases of the Skin, Bones, Soft Tissue

Patients with musculoskeletal issues receive expert care in Baton Rouge   (Baton Rouge, La.) Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center announced today the opening of a new clinic focused exclusively on treating patients with tumors of the soft tissue, muscles, and bones. The clinic is the first of its kind Read More
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Cancer Survivors Celebrate with Tree Lighting Ceremonies

Ornaments created by cancer survivors reflect spirit of hope at Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center and Breast & GYN Cancer Pavilion   (Baton Rouge, La.) Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center held its annual holiday tree lighting and survivorship holiday party Tuesday, Dec. 5. Three Read More
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Cancer Center Celebrates Spirit of Volunteerism

Prestigious awards honor the Lane family, Jerry T. Goss and Sheila Moore, MD   (Baton Rouge, La.) Three prestigious awards, named after individuals who have supported cancer patients through volunteer leadership, were recently presented to several exemplary community members and an outstanding physician. The awards were presented at a special reception at Mary Bird Perkins – Read More
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Infusion Services Available for Zachary-Area Cancer Patients

Lane Regional Medical Center and Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center begin infusion services   (Zachary, La.) Lane Regional Medical Center and Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center are now offering infusion therapy services at Lane Cancer Center, 6180 Main Street in Zachary. In September, the Read More
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Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Board of Directors Elects New Members

New volunteer leadership appointed to advance Cancer Center’s mission   (Baton Rouge, La.) Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is pleased to announce that the following volunteer leaders were elected to its board of directors to help further the organization’s mission to improve survivorship and lessen the burden of cancer. Bill O’Quin was re-elected to serve as Read More