Mary Bird Perkins

Dr. Charles Wood, now a radiation oncologist at the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, thought he was communicating well with all his patients while in training in Philadelphia a decade ago. But he found that twice as many non-white than white patients there believed they'd been treated in a clinical trial unknowingly.


Cancer Screening Clinic Seeks Smokers

Jan 12, 2014

Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center operates the only cancer screening clinic in Baton Rouge, In 2012, the cancer center launched a screening program for individuals at high risk for lung cancer, especially smokers.

 Audio FileDr. Brad Vincent, Interventional Pulmonologist and Chairman of the Cancer Center's Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Care TeamEdit | Remove

High-Risk Lung Cancer Screenings Arrive in Baton Rouge

Dec 9, 2012

In November, Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center became the first in Baton Rouge to offer lung-cancer screenings to high-risk patients.