Breast Cancer Support Group
Date: 4th Tuesday of every month
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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.
Women and Heart Disease
Date: Feb. 5, 2014
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m
Where: Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox
About: According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. That’s approximately one woman every minute! Join Dr. Kathleen Drinan, cardiologist, to learn the facts about heart disease and what women need to do to prevent heart attacks. Click here to register for this event.
Receive a complimentary box of Dan’s Homemade Candies as well as valuable discounts at Orland Square Mall and other local businesses.
Choose from the following screenings:
Baseline Cardiac Risk Assessment:
Includes measurements of total cholesterol including HDL and LDL levels, blood glucose level, triglyceride level, blood pressure and body fat; 12-lead EKG; health and lifestyle evaluation; and a phone consultation with a registered cardiac nurse to review results. A 12-hour fast is required. $75 per couple or $40 per person*.
Calcium Artery Score:
Using a high speed CT scanner, calcium deposits in the coronary arteries are measured to determine your risk of having a heart attack. This screening is ideal for men over age 45 and women over age 55 who smoke, have high blood pressure, high cholesterol or a family history of premature coronary artery disease. $300 per couple or $200 per person*.
Call (815) 300-7076 during February to schedule an appointment.
*Checks and credit cards accepted at time of appointment—insurance will not be billed.