Breast Cancer

‘Mammos & Mimosas’ merges breast care with food, festivities & fun

SC wife, ‘beautiful queen,' dies of Stage 4 cancer months after defying diagnosis to see wedding date

  Partial radiation allows some breast cancer patients to complete treatment in under a week

  OUR TURN: Breast Cancer

  Woman’s Hospital encourages women to get mammograms on National Mammography Day

  ’Jiggaerobics’ raises breast cancer awareness at Council on Aging

  Partial breast radiation

  Partial breast radiation

  Partial Breast Radiation

  Partial Breast Radiation

  Breast Cancer Oncologist


Continued Coverage

Lamar Advertising to celebrate National Mammography Day with ‘Pink Takeover’

Louisiana Coalition of African American Breast Cancer Survivors to host matinee

Detecting the breast cancer gene with a smartphone

BRG to host free lunch teaching breast cancer risks

BRG offers beauty boost workshop for women with cancer

LSU Biological and Agricultural Engineering students analyze breast cancer cells to improve treatment

  Baton Rouge General unveils ‘Pop-Up Pink Pumpkin Patch’

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Baton Rouge General Medical Center is creating awareness about the disease in a fun way involving pumpkins.

  Breast surgeons at Woman’s Hospital now performing oncoplasty for cancer patients

Oncoplastic surgery allows breast cancer patients to undergo lumpectomy and cosmetic surgery at the same time, cutting down recovery and healing time.

  Ochsner announces ‘Breast Self-Awareness Month’

Ochsner Cancer Center Baton Rouge is calling October "Breast Self-Awareness Month"

Free breast cancer and HIV screenings part of first Willie F. Hawkins Community Health Fair

Community health fair includes several free health screenings for adults, including breast, prostates and colorectal cancer.

Baton Rouge General partners with Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans

Gatsby-themed gala raised more than $475K to benefit local cancer patients

  Breast cancer survivors model bras on stage for Bust Breast Cancer

Baton Rouge Women’s Week to highlight women in today’s world

Party in Pink Zumbathon to raise breast cancer awareness

Woman’s Hospital presents BUST Breast Cancer Bra Art Fashion Show

American Cancer Society seeks volunteer drivers for patients

The Road to Recovery program needs more volunteer drivers to bring cancer patients to and from treatment.

CancerAnswer: New Breast & GYN Cancer call line guides women to care

A new call line, CancerAnswer, from Breast & GYN Cancer Pavillion, connects patients and caregivers with information and resources.  CANCERANSWER Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. To speak to someone about breast and gynecologic cancer questions within one business day CALL: 225-215-7600 Individuals diagnosed with breast or gynecologic cancer or who have questions about the disease often need help quickly. The CancerAnswer call line is a new, free service f...

Mary Bird Perkins - OLOL announces new Vice President of Cancer Service Line

Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center has announced Linda Lee as the new Vice President of Cancer Service Line.

  Mobile mammogram bus to provide screenings for patients without insurance

Woman's Hospital is making it easier for women across the capital region to get screened for breast cancer.