Tag - breast cancer

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Join LCMH for the 4th Annual Pink Pumpkin Painting Party
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Once Is Not Enough … Yearly Mammograms Save Lives
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Test Your Breast Cancer IQ
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Breast Cancer Facts Younger Women Need to Know
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14,000 People Gathered on Mother’s Day to Join the Fight against Breast Cancer
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20th Annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk to Take Place on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12th
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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

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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Once Is Not Enough … Yearly Mammograms Save Lives

Most women are not doing everything they can to find breast cancer early — when survival rates may top 98 percent. And despite the fact that widespread use of screening mammograms has increased the number of breast cancers found before they cause any symptoms, many women in the U.S. over age 40 have not had…

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Test Your Breast Cancer IQ

Do you know everything you need to know about breast cancer? Test your breast cancer IQ with this quiz. 1. The greatest risk of breast cancer occurs at what age? A) under 30 B) 30-49 C) 50 and over Answer is C. A woman’s risk of developing breast cancer increases with age. About 78 percent…

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Breast Cancer Facts Younger Women Need to Know

Breast cancer is the most common cancer for women in the United States. With so much attention given to fighting breast cancer, shouldn’t every woman know all the facts by now? You’d be surprised. Many women believe only certain signs put them at risk when, in fact, the main risk factor for developing breast cancer…

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14,000 People Gathered on Mother’s Day to Join the Fight against Breast Cancer

Little Company of Mary’s 20th Annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk Took Place on Sunday, May 12th On Mother’s Day, May 12th, nearly 14,000 women, men and children gathered together to walk the 20th Annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk (BBCW). Participants joined together to embark the three-mile route through the historic Beverly Hills and Morgan Park…

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20th Annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk to Take Place on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12th

Last year, more than 14,000 men, women and children walked the Beverly neighborhood in commemoration of the countless wives, daughters and mothers who fought the war on breast cancer. Flashback 19 years ago, the Beverly Breast Cancer Walk (BBCW) only consisted of three pioneering women whose vision would inspire the Southland community to think pink…

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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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