Need a Mammogram?
Below are possible contacts to receive further information regarding free mammorgrams:
ACCESS Community Health Network, 773-735-4122
Asian Human Services, 773-761-0300, etc. 115
Aunt Martha'sYouthServiceCenter, 708-709-7375 or 708-825-5575
Chicago Department of Public Health, 312-747-9747
ChicagoFamilyHealth, 773-768-5000, ext. 1096
Cook County Department of Public Health, 708-786-4000
PCCCommunityWellness, 773-836-2785, ext. 6232
Research & Education Foundation of the Michael Reese Medical Staff atMetroSouthHospital
Saints Mary andElizabethMedicalCenter
Stand Against Cancer, 888-722-4673
DuPage County Health Department, 630-682-7979, ext. 7143
VNA of FoxValley 630-892-4355, ext. 8535
Lake County Health Department and Community Center, 847-377-8405 or
McHenry County Department of Health, 815-334-0232
Metropolitan Chicago Force
The Task Force exists to serve as a catalyst to reduce the racial, ethnic, and class disparity in the breast cancer mortality rate in metropolitan Chicago. Three Action Groups, which evolved out of the Breast Cancer Summit
The Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force has a host of health organizations that want to partner with the community to promote health. Find projects, programs and services that you can use by visiting the Programs & Services page of their website. 312.942.3368
Sisters Network – Chicago
Sisters Network®, Inc., is a community-based organization made up of African American breast cancer survivors. Founded in January 2000, they saw an urgent need to unite with other survivors, communities and healthcare professionals in the fight against breast cancer. Visit their website to find out more information about how you come to a meeting or participate in a program.
Gilda’s Club – Chicago Chapter
Gilda's Club Chicago opened our signature red door in 1998. They provide a warm and welcoming meeting place where men, women and children diagnosed with cancer, and family and friends, join with others to build social, emotional and informational support as an essential supplement to medical care. Membership and our program are free of charge. They offer support and networking groups, lectures, workshops and social events in our home-like clubhouse.
Call or visit their website to find out more information about how you come to a meeting or participate in a program - 312.464.9900
No Wooden Nickels
No Wooden Nickels began in 2005 in an effort to address the overwhelming lack of financial resources available to low-income cancer patients. NWN is the only organization of its kind devoted exclusively to providing indirect expense assistance to low-income cancer patients. They are delighted that in such a short period of time we have had such a tremendous impact on the cancer patient community.
The mission of No Wooden Nickels through the MedStart-5 program is to provide valuable indirect expense assistance to low-income cancer patients to continue treatment.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service
Visit their website to find the ACS office nearest you