Breast Cancer Care

Breast Cancer Care

About Our Care

The hospitals of the Community Healthcare System support the area's largest cancer treatment program, offering our patients access to technology and services such as advanced radiation oncology options and same-day results not available at other medical centers in the Chicago region.

Our comprehensive breast care program offers a full spectrum of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, research, support and complementary therapy options. A multi-disciplinary team - surgeons, dedicated breast radiologists, radiation and medical oncologists, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, geneticists, breast health patient navigators, physical therapists and nutrition specialists - work together to develop the best care plan for our patients.

Through the efforts of the Community Cancer Research Foundation, our patients are linked to research trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute and major research cooperatives around the globe. Patients are also offered access to a variety of support programs available through the Cancer Resource Centre and groups based at each of Community Healthcare System hospitals: Community Hospital in Munster; St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago; and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart.