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Category Archives: Baton Rouge Press Releases


2011 Mary Bird Perkins Merrill Lynch Open

Adams Golf Pro Tour Series Set for May 4-7   (Baton Rouge, La.) The 2011 Mary Bird Perkins Merrill Lynch Open presented by Our Lady of the Lake is marking its 21st year. This annual event supports the Mary Bird Perkins Read More........

40 Years of Volunteerism Celebrated & $1 Million Gift Announced

40th Anniversary Celebration Gala   (Baton Rouge, La.) Tonight, nearly 500 Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center volunteers, staff members, and special guests gathered at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center for the Center’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Gala honoring volunteerism. Event sponsors Read More........

Cholesterol Drug May Prevent Colon Cancer

Clinical Trials   (Baton Rouge, La.) A new National Cancer Institute (NCI) sponsored study evaluates the cholesterol drug, Rosuvastatin (Crestor), as a treatment to reduce the risk of colon cancer. Rosuvastatin is a statin, a class of drugs that lower cholesterol. Read More........

Free Health Fair for the Whole Family

National Minority Cancer Awareness Week   (Baton Rouge, La.) The Cancer Program of Our Lady of the Lake and Mary Bird Perkins is sponsoring a free health fair for the whole family. The event will be held on Saturday, April Read More........

Fighting Cancer in the Classroom

LSU partners with MBPCC   (Baton Rouge, La.) As part of a marketing communications class at Louisiana State University, students in the E.J. Ourso College of Business recently partnered with Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center to develop mock campaigns for a Read More........