Tag - Comprehensive Breast Health Center

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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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Little Company of Mary Partners with Hologic to Bring the Latest in Breast Health to Our Community
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Test Your Breast Cancer IQ
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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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14,000 People Gathered on Mother’s Day to Join the Fight Against Breast Cancer
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Foundation to Host 19th Annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk on Mother’s Day
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Chicago Woman to Join Thousands this Mother’s Day in the Fight Against Breast Cancer After Undergoing Cancer Treatment at Little Company of Mary Hospital

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

On Mother’s Day, May 13th, nearly 14,000 men, women and children gathered together to walk the 19th Annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk (BBCW). Participants joined together to embark the three-mile route through the historic Beverly Hills and Morgan Park neighborhood. This great turnout was in support of Little Company of Mary’s Nationally Accredited and award-winning…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Foundation to Host 19th Annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk on Mother’s Day

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

Michelle Rush, 39, was born and raised in Chicago and grew up with in a large, close-knit family with three siblings. Michelle has always been an outgoing, active woman with a sparkling personality who loves to travel, eat and shop. In early 2017, Michelle’s world shook when she received news that would forever change her…

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