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  • Cancer center to offer free smoking cessation program

    December 18, 2014 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Looking to kick that smoking habit in 2015? The Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is offering help. The Cancer Center will offer free group programs or individual counseling sessions in the coming month of January to help residents of Baton... more »
  • OLOL takes on lung cancer Play Video

    November 5, 2014 8:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Brad Vincent and Renea Duffin from Our Lady of the Lake Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center visited 2une In this morning to tell you how you can lower your risk. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related... more »
  • Feds indict Butler for swindling health care groups

    September 18, 2014 3:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A federal grand jury accused a man Thursday of swindling a Baton Rouge cancer center he worked at and other medical centers over the past year. The U. S. Attorney's Office in Baton Rouge said Larry Butler, 49, was indicted for fraud and aggravated identity theft.... more »
  • Man accused in cancer center theft caught in Wash.

    September 17, 2014 1:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said Wednesday that a man accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a Baton Rouge cancer center was arrested in Washington state. A BRPD spokesperson said authorities in Tacoma, Wash. arrested Larry Butler, 49, Monday morning for a theft warrant out of Louisiana. Butler... more »
  • Free prostate cancer screenings offered Sept. 13 Play Video

    September 2, 2014 11:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - With September designated as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is holding its annual barbershop screening event to increase awareness and promote early detection of the disease. The cancer center encourages men to take advantage... more »
  • Bone marrow registration drive underway in Baton Rouge Play Video

    August 14, 2014 7:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The challenge has been issued and it's time to register to be a bone marrow donor. Earlier this week, Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden, Be the Match and the Mary Bird Perkins Our Lady of the Lake Cancer joined forces to announce the start of the... more »
  • Protect yourself during summer fun in the sun Play Video

    May 13, 2014 7:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - When the calendar turns to May, it means school is almost out. Soon everyone will be hitting the pool and beach for some fun in the sun. That is why May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. John Lyons and Renea Duffin with the Mary Bird... more »
  • Super Chevy Dealers donate to cancer research Play Video

    October 25, 2013 5:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A caravan of trucks decked out with pink ribbons helped deliver a big check to benefit cancer research in Baton Rouge today. Super Chevy Dealers of Baton Rouge led a 22-truck caravan through Baton Rouge to the check presentation with the Mary Bird Perkins - Our... more »
  • "Geaux Pink" to fight cancer Play Video

    October 8, 2013 5:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Associate Director of Development from the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center stopped by News 2 at 4 to talk about different breast cancer events this month. Hallie Thompson says there's more than 50 different ways you can get involved with Breast Cancer Awareness Month. ... more »
  • Students use song to inspire cancer patients

    October 27, 2009 5:52 PM

    Fourth graders from 5th Ward Elementary School in St. James Parish encouraged and tried to inspire cancer patients in Baton Rouge. They sang Michael Jackson's "Keep the Faith" Tuesday at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. It's part of the school's "Man in the Mirror" project. Each class had to come... more »

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