Pink was the color of the night at the Doubletree hotel in Alsip on Friday, January 23rd, as more than 400 women laced in their pink boas, tiaras, and pajamas attended the 5th annual Pink Pajama Party. The Pink Pajama Party is an overnight fundraiser celebration for breast cancer patients, survivors and supporters benefiting Little Company of Mary’s Cancer Center. Over the past five years, more than $125,000 has been raised to assist women in need going through breast cancer treatment at Little Company of Mary Hospital.
Little Company of Mary Hospital recognizes the importance of holistic health in the healing process and is responding to the needs of area cancer patients and their families who want access to these types of services. Integrative Therapy offers a full array of integrative therapy services for cancer patients, such as acupuncture, hypnosis for relaxation, guided imagery, massage therapy, yoga, Tai Chi and healing touch, post-treatment esthetic care, including prosthetic and make up counseling. This is in addition to all of the conventional cancer services. These are complementary therapies offered and they help cancer patients better cope with the life-changing event of a cancer diagnosis. The holistic therapies provide support and help patients become confident cancer survivors