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.

Rosebuds Support Group

Join us to meet other women who are newly diagnosed and are in treatment or recently completed treatment.

2nd Wednesday of each month - Noon -1:00 PM

  • July 10
    I Know I Have Cancer, Can I Talk About Something Else?
    Robin Maggio, LCSW, OSW-C
  • August 14
    Managing Side Effects of Chemo With Food
    Robin Strate, Registered Dietitian
  • September 11
    Impact of Cancer on Relationships
    Kristen Wilcox, LMSW

For more information, call 225-924-8456 contact Hilary at (225) 927-2273 or email

Sunflowers Support Group

Join us to meet other women who have completed their treatment, for at least a year and continue this journey we call life…after cancer.

4th Wednesday of each month - Noon-1:00 PM

  • June 26
    Understanding the Role of Medication in your Journey
    Nia’Ja Mack, FNP-C and Carrie Perry, AGNP-C
  • July 24
    Supporting Your Survivorship With Food
    Robin Strate, Registered Dietitian
  • August 28
    Impact of Cancer on Relationships
    Kristen Wilcox, LMSW
  • September 25
    I’m a Survivor... What’s Next?
    Robin Maggio, LCSW, OSW-C

For more information, call 225-924-8456 contact Hilary at (225) 927-2273 or email.

Mind-Body Together Group

The practice of mind-body medicine skills in a support group setting to reduce stress, enhance your immune system, increase your sense of well-being and improve self-care. Program is free to the public and will be held at the Breast & GYN Cancer Pavilion at Woman’s Hospital in the first floor activity room. 

  • Second and fourth Tuesday of every month – 10 – 11:30 a.m.
  • 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.