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Advocate Christ Center for Breast Care

4545 West 103rd St, Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Advocate Christ Center for Breast Care

  • Mammography

4545 West 103rd St

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Call: 708-304-9500

About

Our Clinical Mission

At the Advocate Christ Center for Breast Care, we provide patients convenient access to high-level, comprehensive care. We are committed to using the most advanced breast imaging technology to provide you with an early and accurate diagnosis.

Full Spectrum of Diagnostic & Interventional Services

Our radiologists and technologists are closely involved in the diagnostic exam of each patient. We make the process easy for you by coordinating continual testing with your primary physician in order to provide a quick diagnosis. Our diagnostic equipment uses advanced technology that ensures minimal radiation exposure and is fully FDA-certified and accredited by the American College of Radiology.
Imaging services we provide include:

  • Diagnostic mammography
  • 3D mammography
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Whole breast ultrasound screening
  • MRI and MRI-guided biopsy
  • Ultrasound guided-biopsy, fine needle aspirations and cyst aspirations
  • Stereotactic prone and 3D upright biopsy
  • Bone densitometry (DEXA)

Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach

To ensure the best possible results for each woman, a team of skilled physicians work together to deliver comprehensive and coordinated care. The team includes experts in early detection, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. At our weekly Breast Cancer Conference, patients benefit from the expertise of surgeons, oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, geneticists and others. Instead of just a second opinion, each woman has an entire team of physicians working on her behalf.

The Advocate Christ Center for Breast Care Advantage

Preventive Care: Bringing together services, expertise and personalized care in one convenient location, Advocate Christ Center for Breast Care shortens the time between diagnosis and treatment, offering women every hope for complete recovery. Breast cancer is nearly 100% curable when detected and treated in its early stages. Schedule your mammogram today. Same-day appointments and results available.

Every year, over 230,000 women are diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Next to skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. Awareness and early detection are key in fighting the disease. Breast cancer that is detected and treated in its early stages is nearly 100 percent curable.

ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence: Advocate Christ Center for Breast Care is designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). This designation recognizes our Center's dedication to improving women's health by participating in rigorous quality assurance programs. The Breast Imaging Center of Excellence signifies that our center provides services at the highest standards of the radiology profession.

NAPBC-Accredited

Advocate Christ Medical center has been accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. NAPBC-accredited breast centers are dedicated to providing the best patient-centered care. A breast center that achieves this accreditation has demonstrated a firm commitment to offer patients every significant advantage in their battle against breast disease.

Receiving care at a NAPBC-accredited center ensures that you will have access to:

  • Comprehensive care, including a full range of state-of-the-art services
  • A multidisciplinary team approach to coordinate the best treatment options
  • Information about ongoing clinical trials and new treatment options
  • Quality breast care close to home

Coordinated Services & Expert Care in a Convenient Setting

Our Center for Breast Care combines medical expertise and services in one convenient setting. We are open six days a week, including evenings, to perform screening mammography. We also expedite other services, such as clinical breast exams, follow-up tests and appointments with specialists, so that you get a diagnosis and clear explanation of treatment options as quickly as possible.

Nothing is more frightening for a woman than to find a lump in her breast or to hear that her mammogram is "abnormal." The time it may take to schedule follow-up tests and appointments can seem like a lifetime. Because we believe that even a weekend is too long to wait for answers, our Center makes the process easier. We coordinate continued testing with your physician in order to quickly get an answer for you.

Our specially trained breast health nurse navigators not only coordinate and streamline services, but are also regularly available to answer patients' questions. Consistent with our mission to help women with breast cancer achieve the highest level of well-being possible, we also provide important emotional, psychological and spiritual support for women and their families.

Services and symptoms treated

  • Diagnostic mammography
  • 3D mammography
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Whole breast ultrasound screening
  • MRI and MRI-guided biopsy
  • Ultrasound guided-biopsy, fine needle aspirations and cyst aspirations
  • Stereotactic prone and 3D upright biopsy
  • Bone densitometry (DEXA)

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