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  • Mike VI's lead cancer doctor says treatments at Cancer Center finished Play Video

    June 8, 2016 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Of all the patients Dr. Jonas Fontenot expected to take care of at Our Lady of the Lake Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Mike the Tiger was one he never could have imagined. Fontenot led the team at the Cancer Center when Mike VI received radiation treatment... more »
  • Behind the scenes: What's in store for Mike VI Play Video

    May 23, 2016 10:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's mascot, Mike VI will undergo radiation treatment at Mary Bird Perkins Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center after being diagnosed with spindle cell sarcoma . WBRZ got a tour in the treatment vault, where Mike the Tiger will receive radiation therapy. Doctors at... more »
  • Cancer Center's refurbishment goal, improve patient care

    September 14, 2015 8:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center spent about $25 million over two years to refurbish and expand its Baton Rouge facility with a design that emphasizes patient comfort. To accomplish that, Todd Stevens, chief executive officer says the decor incorporates paintings and works by homegrown... more »
  • Mary Bird Perkins- Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center: Barbershop Prostate Cancer Screening Play Video

    September 9, 2015 9:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Hundreds of men in the Baton Rouge area will be able to get a haircut and get checked for prostate cancer. The Mary Bird Perkins- Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is holding it's annual Barbershop Prostate Cancer Screening Set at Webb's Barber shop this weekend. September... more »
  • Suits and Sneakers ESPY Awards Viewing Party Play Video

    July 14, 2015 10:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Suits and Sneakers ESPY viewing party is coming up at the L'Auberge Hotel and Casino. The event is being held to raise money for Mary Bird Perkins- Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center. This morning, Laurie Adams from Mary Bird Perkins and TV host,... more »
  • Mary Bird Perkins- Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Taste event Play Video

    April 14, 2015 9:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge residents will be able to taste some of the best food in the city, while raising money for the battle against cancer. The Mary Bird Perkins Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is holding a taste fundraiser where people will be able to sample... more »
  • 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 »

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