Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Easing the Pain of Breast Care

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer (excluding skin cancers) in women, accounting for nearly one out of every three forms of cancer diagnosed in women in America. That's why early detection of cancer and a breast healthy lifestyle are so important. To help women avoid and overcome the pain of breast problems, Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers has created the Comprehensive Breast Health Center.


LCM's Comprehensive Breast Health Center was recently awarded a three-year/full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to a select few centers across the country that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care, and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.


Learn more about the care a women can receive at Little Company of Mary's NAPBC-accredited center. 

From fast and accurate cancer screenings and advanced treatments to our multidisciplinary team of experts and comprehensive Integrative Therapy programs, our center is dedicated to being as convenient as possible in every way.


Bringing Answers and Advanced Resources Together

The Comprehensive Breast Health Center is able to diagnose and treat a complete range of breast health conditions, including:

  • Nipple discharge
  • Breast pain
  • Abnormal mammogram
  • New or suspicious breast lumps
  • Benign breast changes

By providing care for multiple breast health issues, not just cancer, we can offer you a single place to go for answers and save you the frustration of travel. Our full continuum of care includes:

  • Progressive screening, diagnostic, and treatment options
    Surgical biopsies for diagnosis of breast diseases
  • Quick and competitively priced diagnostic mammograms
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic breast ultrasound
  • Needle-guided breast biopsies
  • Mammosite® breast radiation treatment
  • Xoft Electronic Brachytherapy System®
  • Physical breast exams
  • Access to a multidisciplinary team of experts and specialized cancer patient advocates including a Breast Surgeon, Radiation Oncology Team, and Medical Oncology Team
  • Comprehensive Integrative Therapy programs and services
Hospital Mammography Hours
Monday 7:00am - 4:00pm Friday 7:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 4:00pm Saturday 7:00am - 2:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am - 4:00pm Sunday Closed
Thursday 7:00am - 7:00pm    

 

 

Outpatient Care Center-(Oak Lawn) Mammography Hours

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Monday 7:00am - 6:00pm Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am - 6:00pm Saturday 7:00am - 12:00pm

 

To schedule an appointment at the Comprehensive Breast Health Center, call 708.229.4050 or call Central Scheduling at 708.499.8550 to schedule a mammogram.

 

Click here to see a segment about Little Company of Mary on the NBC Nightly News.

 

Click here to see our segment about the new breast cancer treatment being studied at Little Company of Mary.

 

Breast cancer treatment is reduced to one day: Click here to learn about a new clinical study by Xoft using electronic brachytherapy for the treatment of early stage breast cancer.

 

 

This web site is an educational web site for informational purposes only. It does not take the place of regular medical checkups.

 



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