Little Co. of Mary is Looking for Breast Cancer Survivors

Little Company of Mary Hospital is looking for breast cancer survivors to participate in the new Patient Advocate Volunteer Program. Patient Advocate Volunteers are breast cancer survivors who are willing to help new breast cancer patients navigate through this difficult time in their lives. 

The role of a Patient Advocate Volunteer includes helping the patient at appointments, being present during some treatments, and being there to hold hands, share stories, or lend a shoulder for support.  Volunteers will be matched with a patient based on aspects such as age, stage of cancer, and treatment history. 

If you, a family member, or a friend wants to give back and make a difference in the life of a new breast cancer patient, call the Comprehensive Breast Health Center at (708) 229-4050.

Program details:

What: Patient Advocate Volunteer Program

Who: Breast Cancer Survivors

Where: Little Company of Mary Comprehensive Breast Health Center, Evergreen Park, IL

About Little Company’s Comprehensive Breast Health Center:

The Accredited Comprehensive Breast Health Center will provide the latest technology and treatment approaches from an expert, caring medical team led by Breast Surgeon, Dr. Nancy Taft.  To learn more about the Comprehensive Breast Health Center, or to take a free breast cancer on-line risk assessment, please visit


  • I would be honored to be an advocate for someone who is going through treatment. I do work full time but would be available after 4:00. I am a survivor, and on the Beverly Breast Cancer Walk Committee. I think what you are doing is a wonderful idea.

  • This breast cancer survivor would love to give back to those who are going through this difficult time in their lives. It was through the efforts of the doctors and nurses afflifilated with Little Company of Mary Hospital that I can say I am a ‘survivor’.

    Susan Koval

  • I am a survivor since 2004 and I would be glad to provide hope and support to someone in need. Thank you.

  • Breast Cancer survivor 29 yrs. Blessed to have raised 5 young children to be independent, loving and supportive Adults. I strongly believe in positive attitude, hope, and the personal experience
    to assist others thru their difficult times.

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