Empowering Communities: Bridging the Gap in Cancer Care in North Baton Rouge

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“We have a bold ambition to redefine cancer care, but we cannot do it alone.” In the heart of North Baton Rouge, where lives are too often defined by race, income, and zip code, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center (MBPCC) is driven by a commitment to creating access for everyone and creating resources for the […]

Engaging the Generations: A Day of Health, Unity and Success!

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Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center’s Engaging the Generations was an immense success, thanks to a collaborative community effort. With 167 participants in attendance (110 pre-registered and 57 walk-ups), the Saturday, June 17 event surpassed all expectations. It was a day filled with empowerment, education, and community spirit. Together, we are making significant strides in advancing […]

Turning Words into Action: Making Equity in Cancer Care Happen

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Recently, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center held multiple listening sessions throughout North Baton Rouge (NBR) as a part of its work through the Merck Foundation’s Alliance for Equity in Cancer Care initiative. The $2 million grant will help advance cancer care in some of the most underserved communities. To better understand the barriers to care […]

Mary Bird Perkins Kicks Off $2 Million North Baton Rouge Grant with New Hire

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Nicole Honoré to serve as director for Alliance for Equity in Cancer Care Project BATON ROUGE, La. – Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center has announced Nicole Honoré as director of the organization’s Alliance for Cancer Care Equity (the Alliance) project. Honoré will manage the day-to-day implementation of Mary Bird Perkins’ $2 million project funded by […]