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Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at Opelousas General

A Comprehensive Cancer Care Center in Opelousas

During cancer treatment, you will meet with several specialists who handle different aspects of your care. This is the first center in the Acadiana region offering chemotherapy, hematology, and infusion therapy in one location. You won’t have to travel far for the care you need with this close-to-home facility.

More Than Treating the Disease – We’re Here to Enhance Your Life

Your treatment will be handled by a multidisciplinary team of physicians, radiation technologists, social workers, nurses, and support staff. Our focus is on 'Patient-Centered Care' where your specific emotional, physical, and spiritual needs are taken care of.

Treatment Options

There are many different approaches to cancer treatment. In most cases, treatment plans consist of a combination of several therapies. The specific characteristics of your cancer and your overall condition will determine the course of your treatment.

Some cancer treatment options we offer include:

Cancer treatment professionals will work with you to determine if the goal is to cure your cancer, keep your cancer from spreading, or to relieve the symptoms caused by cancer. Depending on these factors, you may receive one or more types of treatment.


Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is located on the first floor of the South Campus at Opelousas General Health System.
3983 I-49 South Service Road
Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
  • Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Friday - 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.