Stories from women like you.

A cancer diagnosis is a difficult and life changing situation for anyone, and it can also be an isolating experience. In addition to the support from friends and family, sharing experiences and learning from others with similar obstacles can be invaluable.

Here are some of our patient stories. And hear from of our patients »

Whitney’s Cancer Journey

Whitney was a busy mom with a flourishing career at the time of her diagnosis of stage 3 breast cancer. Unsure of what to do next, she was surrounded by the experts at the Breast & GYN Cancer Pavilion where she was navigated through every step of her journey. Now cancer free, Whitney is an advocate for the importance of regular screening and is thankful for her team of experts.

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Kim’s Cancer Journey

After being diagnosed with ovarian cancer with no prior family history or symptoms, Kim turned to the team at the Breast and GYN Cancer Pavilion for help. Now cancer free, Kim is thankful for the support and care she received at the Pavilion and the wealth of knowledge and comfort she received before treatment even began.


Lindsey’s Cancer Journey

After being diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 29, Lindsey realized that cancer doesn’t wait for anyone. She was busy taking care of two children and working two jobs, but now she needed to take care of herself. With the help of the team at the Breast & GYN Cancer Pavilion, she now lives a cancer-free life.

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Tracey’s Cancer Journey

When Tracey was diagnosed with breast cancer, she knew she needed to stay strong for her family. With the expert team at the Breast & GYN Cancer Pavilion by her side, she was able to conquer her diagnosis and is now living a healthy, cancer-free life.



Lori’s’s Cancer Journey

At the Breast & GYN Cancer Pavilion, Lori received a 3D imaging mammogram that lead to a diagnosis of invasive lobular carcinoma, a cancer that is not easily detectable. However, in that moment, she did not feel lost.



Anne’s Cancer Journey

Ann’s intuition told her something wasn’t right. A call to her doctor confirmed her worse fears. Today, she is grateful to have discovered a place where people dedicate their lives to helping patients save theirs.


Tonja’s Cancer Journey

Being a mom and a business owner, Tonja’s schedule is hectic. However, after discovering something was wrong, she learned the importance of making time to get screened. Now, she is an advocate for early detection and prevention efforts within the community.


Rosa’s Cancer Journey

The spring of 2018 presented a challenge like no other. One of my sons said, “Mom, cancer?” But I told them not to worry, not be fearful, that we would get through this.


Lisa’s Cancer Journey

Her daughter’s pink soccer jersey in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month simply read “Mom.” It was an unforgettable moment for Lisa, whose breast cancer fight began with a routine mammogram.


Lindsey’s Cancer Journey

Lindsey thought she had a cyst. When she received the shocking news it was cancer, Lindsey benefited from a world-class team by her side. Today, she’s a proud member of a sisterhood of survivors – and grateful for the life-saving care she received.


DeAnna’s Cancer Journey

While her breast cancer diagnosis rocked DeAnna’s world, it was her fear of losing her hair that really shook DeAnna. That’s when her circle of family and friends rallied around her – helping DeAnna find beauty despite the situation. Their simple acts of kindness helped DeAnna discover the blessing of a sisterhood.


Ruth’s Cancer Journey

Ruth is focused on the future. And, she credits the Cancer Center will helping her have hope despite her cancer diagnosis. Today, Ruth shares her story about how a free after-hours screening saved her life.


Tanty’s Cancer Journey

Tanty is a fighter. In fact, she’s a two-time cancer survivor. With her cancer in remission, Tanty was too busy to let side effects from her cancer fight get in her way of living life. That’s when the team at Woman’s Center for Wellness stepped in to help Tanty enjoy being cancer-free.


Surviving and Thriving: Words from our BBC Models

A special night in Baton Rouge celebrates survivorship and raises awareness about the importance of early cancer detection. Survivors share their stories and why they’re thankful for a sisterhood.


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