News Release: October 15, 2013



Walk In Mammograms

Chicago, IL: Celebrate National Mammography Awareness Day this Friday, October 18th by getting your annual screening mammogram at Mercy, no appointment necessary. Mercy’s Comprehensive Breast Center, located on the 12th floor will be offering walk-in mammograms between 12:00pm-6:00pm on Friday, October 18th. The only thing you need to bring is your physician order for your mammogram. Don’t wait! For more information call 312-567-2600


Walk for Life this Saturday

Grab your walking shoes and join us this Saturday for Mercy’s 8th Annual Walk for Life!  Each year, more than a hundred walkers gather for this annual tradition and walk from Mercy Hospital through Chicago’s South Loop to show their support for women and men everywhere with Breast Cancer. There are many ways to show your support—make a donation, virtual walking, walk with a team or as an individual, or simply make a general donation! Every walker, and every donation counts—so join in the fun! Learn more and register now at



About the Mercy Comprehensive Breast &Women's Health Care Center
Mercy's Comprehensive Breast & Women's Health Care Center offers women a special place to receive compassionate physical, emotional, and spiritual health care. The center's seasoned team of experts offers a comprehensive approach to women’s health and specializes in detecting breast cancer in the earliest stages, when it is most treatable. Mercy extends this unique approach to women's health with its "Whole Woman, Whole Health" program. This innovative program offers free massage, acupuncture and yoga services to patients who have completed their breast cancer treatment. At Mercy, breast cancer patients find relief from the many common side effects of cancer treatments including fatigue, body pain, scar tissue discomfort, hot flashes, weight-gain, depression, and anxiety


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Manager, Public & Guest Relations
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