Cancer Center Celebrates Survivors during National Cancer Survivor Month

June is National Cancer Survivor Month


(Baton Rouge, La.) Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center will honor cancer survivors and their loved ones in June, designated as National Cancer Survivor Month, with several activities.

The month kicks off with a celebration and expo highlighting, THRIVE, the Cancer Center’s survivorship program. This free event, which will include food, door prizes and giveaways, is set for Saturday, June 13 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Cancer Center, 4950 Essen Lane.

The Cancer Center is also offering a special flower arranging workshop as part of its THRIVE programming for the month. This free special event will be presented by Rickey Heroman’s Florist and Gifts, Thursday, June 18 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Cancer Center. An RSVP is required by Wednesday, June 17.

Anyone impacted by cancer is invited to attend any of the aforementioned events. For more information, call (225) 215-1391.


As the Gulf South destination for cancer care, Mary Bird Perkins—Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center offers advanced technology and services provided by nationally-recognized doctors and other oncology health professionals who have dedicated their lives to fighting the disease. The Cancer Center is consistently recognized for its dedication to offering leading-edge, comprehensive care at every stage of the cancer journey.