Events

Breast Cancer Support Group
Date: 4th Tuesday of every month
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center
1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox
Cost: Free
About: I Can Cope, offered by the American Cancer Society and Silver Cross Hospital, is an educational program for women facing breast cancer. This program covers topics relevant to the cancer experience and offers practical help in coping with some of the emotional issues resulting from a cancer diagnosis. It is women supporting women! Click here to register for this event.

$100 Could Save Your Life!
Silver Cross offers discounted breast and lung cancer screenings for a limited time.
Date: October 1-31, 2014
Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health
Pavilion B, 1870 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox

Cost: $100 for each screening (including the radiologist fee).
About: Cash, check and credit cards will be accepted at time of appointment.  Insurance will not be billed.  A physician’s order is required for both tests. To schedule an appointment, please call (815) 300-7076 or register online.

Breast Cancer Treatment
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center
1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox
Cost: Free
About: University of  Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross and Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health experts discuss how the occurrence of breast cancer has changed over time and a look at new diagnostics and treatment options used to treat women with breast cancer. Click Here to register or call 888-660-HEAL (4325).

Depression Screenings
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
Time: 3-7 p.m.
Location: Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox
Cost: Free
About: A written test and confidential meeting with a behavioral health professional.

Pain Management
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox
Cost: Free
About: Join Drs. Faris Abusharif and Donald Roland, pain specialists, for a discussion on the treatment options for patients suffering form chronic pain.

Vein Pain Go Away!
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox
Cost: Free
About: Millions of people in the United States suffer from painful varicose veins. Dr. Saeed Darbandi, general surgeon, will discuss the latest treatments for varicose veins and leg ulcers. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) to register.

Modern Diagnosis & Treatment of Stroke
Date: Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
Time: 2-3 p.m.
Location: Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox
Cost: Free
About: Join Dr. Richard Burgess, neuro interventional radiologist and stroke neurologist, to learn about the latest minimally invasive technique to treat new and recurrent strokes.

Hip Pain? Sign, Symptoms, Treatment
Date: Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox
Cost: Free
About: Join Drs. Tomasz Antkowiak* and Rajeev Puri*, orthopedic surgeons, to learn the latest treatment plans for hip pain and degenerative hip conditions including hip arthroscopy and total anterior hip replacement.