Ochsner Cancer Center - Baton Rouge, a newly renovated building, is located in the Physicians Plaza II building near Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge. With more than 20,000 square feet, our facility features state-of-the-art, innovative treatment options in cancer care, such as 15 personalized and semi-private chemo infusion stations.
This is the only cancer program in the Baton Rouge region to conveniently offer a hematology and oncology outpatient health center with both chemotherapy infusion and radiation oncology services on one floor, in the same building. Our partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center makes Ochsner the only provider in Louisiana with a fully integrated cancer program based on MD Anderson's standards and treatment plans.
Ochsner MD Anderson Cancer Center
Ochsner Health and MD Anderson Cancer Center are clinically integrated to advance care even further, right here in Baton Rouge. With a shared mission of ending cancer, we are providing cancer treatments that are the most advanced in the nation.
With a holistic, patient-centric approach, Ochsner MD Anderson’s expert team provides comprehensive care to patients. A multidisciplinary team of doctors, clinicians and support specialists offer services to treat the entire person. Support professionals include nutritionists, nurse navigators, social workers, physical therapists, acupuncturists, and others. We offer groundbreaking research and innovative therapies, including access to select clinical trials available to eligible patients.
Through this collaboration with MD Anderson, Ochsner is the first and only provider in Louisiana with a fully integrated cancer program based on MD Anderson's standards and treatment plans. Ochsner is one of only seven MD Anderson partners in the country. It joins a collaborative network of hospitals and health care systems dedicated to advancing MD Anderson’s mission and to improving the quality and accessibility of cancer care and research.
As such, Ochsner MD Anderson patients in southeastern Louisiana receive care based on the same protocols and practice standards provided at MD Anderson in Houston, and benefit from integration with its clinicians and researchers. Ochsner MD Anderson experts adhere to the philosophy, process, and guidelines of MD Anderson’s clinical leadership, and they provide a full range of multidisciplinary care options, including medical oncology, surgery, and radiation.
Ochsner Baton Rouge cancer care services make world-class cancer care simple. Our physicians specialize in all types of cancer and we have access to the most clinical trials in Louisiana. Adult and pediatric cancer patients benefit from a collaborative approach to cancer care by a multidisciplinary team of physicians, oncology nurses, social workers, researchers, dietitians and other healthcare professionals. Your referring physician remains part of our team and will be kept in the loop on your treatment and progress. We also offer pet therapy and support groups for cancer patients.
When you come through our doors you receive cancer care services unlike any other in a comfortable atmosphere. A dedicated nurse navigator works with patients and referring providers to facilitate scheduling appointments and obtaining records.