Tag - breast health

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Little Company of Mary to Host Fourth Annual Cancer Survivor Event
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Mammography Gains a New Dimension
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Join LCMH for the 4th Annual Pink Pumpkin Painting Party
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Little Company of Mary Partners with Hologic to Bring the Latest in Breast Health to Our Community
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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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Chicago Woman Living Every Day to the Fullest after Successful Breast Cancer Treatment at Little Company of Mary

Little Company of Mary to Host Fourth Annual Cancer Survivor Event

On Saturday, November 2nd, Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) will host the fourth annual Cancer Survivor Event at the DoubleTree Hilton (5000 W. 127th St., Alsip, Illinois). This full-day program is open to cancer patients, survivors and those who support them. Our keynote speaker, Zoraida Sambolin, is a breast cancer survivor, Emmy-winning journalist and…

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Mammography Gains a New Dimension

Since its introduction in 1969, a mammogram has become a vital tool in the fight against breast cancer. Nowadays, an estimated 37 million mammograms are performed annually in the United States. Like most other medical diagnostic procedures, mammography continues to reap benefits from technological advancements. The most recent advancement occurred in 2011 when the U.S….

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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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Little Company of Mary Partners with Hologic to Bring the Latest in Breast Health to Our Community

Next Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 2 to 4 p.m., Hologic’s demo mobile coach is coming to Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH). This is a technology showcase of best-in-class breast screening and interventional technologies that make a real difference in women’s lives. Don’t miss the launch of Hologic’s updated demo mobile coach. Join us…

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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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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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