Tag - Breast cancer awareness

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Join LCMH for the 4th Annual Pink Pumpkin Painting Party
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Special Crisis Fund Aids Little Company of Mary Patients in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
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Palos Park Woman to Join Thousands this Mother’s Day in the Fight Against Breast Cancer After Undergoing Cancer Treatment at Little Company of Mary Hospital
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Chicago Woman Living Every Day to the Fullest after Successful Breast Cancer Treatment at Little Company of Mary
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Tune in for a Breast Cancer Awareness Month Facebook Live Event on October 1st
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Little Company of Mary Hospital to Host Second Annual Cancer Survivor Event
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Mothers, Sisters, Daughters, and Friends Are Invited to Party in PJs at 7th Annual Fundraising Event
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Pink Pumpkin Painting Party
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350 Women Dress in PJ’s and Hawaiian Leis to Join the Fight Against Breast Cancer at 6th Annual Fundraising Event
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Breast Cancer in Young Women

Join LCMH for the 4th Annual Pink Pumpkin Painting Party

On Saturday, October 19th, Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) will host a Pink Pumpkin Painting Party in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is the fourth annual for the event where guests enjoy coffee and treats while painting pumpkins and raising awareness for Breast Cancer. Additionally, LCMH’s very own fellowship-trained breast surgeon, Dr….

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Special Crisis Fund Aids Little Company of Mary Patients in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Two decades ago Beverly Area friends and neighbors organized a walk to help support breast cancer patients and the services needed to treat them. Today, their hard work is showcased not only by the state-of-the-art diagnostic technology found at Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH), but also a crisis fund that was developed to help…

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Palos Park Woman to Join Thousands this Mother’s Day in the Fight Against Breast Cancer After Undergoing Cancer Treatment at Little Company of Mary Hospital

Lori Smith, 66, grew up on Chicago’s West Side, attending Notre Dame School for Girls and Jones Commercial High School. On November 24, 1973, Lori married Jim Smith, a Southsider. From this union, they have three daughters and five grandchildren. The only real “battle” they had in their family was Chicago Cubs or Chicago White…

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Chicago Woman Living Every Day to the Fullest after Successful Breast Cancer Treatment at Little Company of Mary

Quantas Rivers celebrated her 41st birthday on October 6. This year, she had plenty to celebrate with her big family – including her mom, three sisters, one brother, and three sons. In June of 2017, Rivers started to become concerned over some abnormalities in her breast, such as skin changes and swelling, so she made…

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Tune in for a Breast Cancer Awareness Month Facebook Live Event on October 1st

On Monday, October 1st, Little Company of Mary’s fellowship-trained breast surgeon – Dr. Jilma Patrick – will host a Facebook Live event at the Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers Facebook page to kick-off breast cancer awareness month. Dr. Patrick attended Medical School at Meharry Medical College, followed by a Residency at…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital to Host Second Annual Cancer Survivor Event

On Saturday, November 4th, Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) will host its second annual Cancer Survivor Event at the DoubleTree by Hilton (5000 W. 127th St., Alsip, Illinois). This full-day program is open to cancer patients, survivors and those who support them. The event will feature keynote speaker Geralyn Lucas, author of Why I…

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Mothers, Sisters, Daughters, and Friends Are Invited to Party in PJs at 7th Annual Fundraising Event

The 7th Annual Pink Pajama Party will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Alsip. Proceeds benefit the Pink Pajama Party mini grant program assisting women in need undergoing breast cancer treatment at Comprehensive Breast Health Center at Little Company of Mary Hospital. The party begins with a 3:00 p.m….

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Pink Pumpkin Painting Party

On Saturday, October 29th, Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) hosted a Pink Pumpkin Painting Party in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More than 50 guests enjoyed coffee and treats while painting pumpkins and raising awareness for Breast Cancer. Additionally, LCMH’s very own fellowship-trained breast surgeon, Dr. Jilma Patrick, shared breast health tips with…

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350 Women Dress in PJ’s and Hawaiian Leis to Join the Fight Against Breast Cancer at 6th Annual Fundraising Event

Pink was the color of the night as more than 350 women dressed in pink boas, pajamas and Hawaiian leis to attend Little Company of Mary Hospital’s 6th Annual Pink Pajama Party. It may have been cold outside, but it was warm and exciting inside the DoubleTree Hotel in Alsip. This year’s beach theme added…

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Breast Cancer in Young Women

Most breast cancers are found in women who are 50 years old or older, but breast cancer also affects younger women. About 11% of all new cases of breast cancer in the United States are found in women younger than 45 years of age. Who Has a Higher Risk? Some young women are at a…

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