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Cancer-focused organizations will work together to do more, enhance effectiveness and outreach and streamline services

(Baton Rouge) Two cancer-focused organizations, Cancer Services and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center (MBPCC), have collaborated for years to provide services to those impacted by cancer in the Greater Baton Rouge area. After an extended period of discussions, the Cancer Services’ and Mary Bird Perkins’ boards of directors have resolved to deepen the longtime relationship. Read More Read More
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Stantec Architecture’s work with the Cancer Center earns remodel/renovation award

BATON ROUGE, LA (Jan. 16, 2018) NYSE, TSX:STN Stantec Architecture’s work with Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center earned the Readers’ Choice award in the cancer care category of Healthcare Design magazine’s 2017 Remodel/Renovation Competition. An assessment of existing cancer care services and in-depth analysis of patient experience opportunities became the Read More Read More
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Tips to Quit

Quitting tobacco isn’t easy, but it can be done with proven techniques and a personalized support program! It may be the most important decision you’ll make to improve your health - the habit has been linked to 15 different types of cancer, including lung cancer. Many smokers, nearly 70%, want to quit and research shows Read More Read More
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Cancer Center Celebrates Spirit of Volunteerism

Prestigious awards honor J.H. “Jay” Campbell, Jr., Blanchard E. Sanchez, Jr. and Ashley Walker Ferguson   (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. The awards were presented at a special reception at Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady Read More Read More
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A Year in Review

By Todd Stevens, president and CEO, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center At Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, our inspiration comes from patients and their family members—from survivors, to those who we honor and remember, each day brings renewed hope, renewed energy and an opportunity to do more. We were all reminded of this recently by Read More Read More
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Cancer Center Earns Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

Only Louisiana cancer center to receive honor during survey cycle (Baton Rouge, La.) Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center was recently awarded the 2017 Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer—achieved by only seven percent of cancer facilities nationally. The Cancer Center is the only Louisiana Read More Read More
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A Different Category of Care

Providing a different kind of cancer care experience requires a unique combination of compassionate, talented team members, breakthrough technology and outstanding community support. This almost artistic, individualized approach to patient care has now been recognized by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award. The Cancer Center is one of a select Read More Read More

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