Why Choose Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center?

The Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is dedicated to serving each patient and their family by providing access to the most comprehensive, personalized and technologically advanced patient care in Louisiana. We are over 500 members strong, including highly skilled physicians and professionals, who provide cancer patients access to comprehensive cancer care – from prevention, education and early detection to diagnosis, treatment, survivorship and quality of life care. 

The groundwork has been laid. Our newly renovated center spans across 140,000 square feet with amenities designed to provide each patient with the most convenient and comfortable experience possible. Now, more than ever, we are taking the fight forward. With the support of the community we serve, we are strengthening our position as the destination cancer center for the Gulf South. 

+ Services

  • Advanced imaging technology at the Thomas J. Moran Imaging Center to help our doctors find cancer at the earliest stage possible.

  • State-of-the-art laboratory and expert team of pathologists help improve patient care through a board certified, anatomic and clinical pathology team.

  • Revolutionary cancer radiation therapy treats tumors aggressively, while reducing or eliminating some side effects and sparing healthy tissue.

  • The Gerry Lane Infusion Center is the largest in the Gulf South region with dedicated infusion pharmacy with 100% oncology certified nurses.

  • Expert surgical teams are equipped with the latest technologies including a da Vinci Surgical System which is a sophisticated robotic platform for complex, minimally invasive surgery.

  • Our national, groundbreaking clinical trials provide patients with the most advanced treatment opportunities available.

  • Riley - Billings Palliative and Supportive Care Clinic for pain and symptom management, assistance with complicated decision making and advance care planning.

+ Awards and Recognition

  • Accredited by the American College of Surgeons

  • Accredited by the Commission on Cancer with Commendation

  • Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer – the only facility in Louisiana to receive this recognition

  • Named Quality Award winner by the Supportive Care Coalition in recognition of leading palliative care practice

  • Accredited by the American College of Radiology

  • Accredited by the College of Pathology

  • Designated for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses

  • Credential Center’s Magnet Recognition Program

  • Accredited by The Joint Commission

  • Member of the National Cancer Institute’s Oncology Research Program (NCORP)