Support Groups & Programs

Share information, provide support, and/or get support. Our FREE group meetings held at Breast & Gyn Cancer Pavilion, 500 Rue de la Vie, Baton Rouge, LA, 2nd Floor, Atrium Conference Room. Light refreshments served.

All women with breast or GYN cancer are invited to join our support groups where we will discuss the topics listed below. Meet others who are walking the same journey and share feelings, challenges and triumphs in a safe, secure environment. No matter your age, stage of cancer or stage of treatment, all are welcome to attend any of our groups.

  • New Normal
    January 8 (6:00 – 7:00 PM)
    Email lgaddy@cancerservices.org or call 225-927-2273 for location 
  • Importance of Intimacy
    January 22 (Noon – 1:00 PM)
    Breast & GYN Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor, Atrium Conference Room 
  • Is Social Media all it’s Cracked up to be?
    February 12 (6:00 – 7:00 PM)
    Email lgaddy@cancerservices.org or call 225-927-2273 for location 
  • Making Your Mental Health a Priority
    February 26 (Noon – 1:00 PM)
    Breast & GYN Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor, Atrium Conference Room 
  • Spring Cleaning from the Inside Out
    March 11 (6:00 – 7:00 PM)
    Email lgaddy@cancerservices.org or call 225-927-2273 for location 
  • Wonder Woman – Does She Exist?
    March 25 (Noon – 1:00 PM)
    Breast & GYN Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor, Atrium Conference Room

Mind-Body Together Group

In a supportive group setting, learn mind-body skills such as mindfulness meditation, guided imagery, deep breathing, the healing arts and journaling as ways to calm your mind, support your immune system and enhance your sense of well-being. 

  • 3rd Wednesday of the month (6:00 – 7:30 PM)
  • Cancer Services
  • Contact Laura at lgaddy@cancerservices.org  to RSVP or get more details.

Calendar and More

Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center and Woman's

Survivorship & Support Calendar [PDF] »

Celebrate Life

This annual event, sponsored by Woman’s and Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center celebrate the lives of cancer survivors and the memory of those who died. This is an occasion to pause and reflect on the many joys life offers and examine ways we can celebrate life. 
 

Healing Arts

Art can heal with every brush stroke, every high note and every page in a scrapbook.

Woman's launched a Healing Arts program to enhance the hospital experience for patients and their families during and after their battle with the disease, through music, poetry, dance and art.