At Loyola’s Free Cancer Screening Event, The Theme Is Prevention

Sunday, September 22, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Dr. Eva Wojcik, the chair of pathology at Loyola Medicine, right, with another physician while examining the results of a cancer screening on Sept. 7. | Natalie Battaglia/Loyola University Medicine

On Sept. 7, researchers with Loyola University Medical Center teamed up with the College of American Pathologists Foundation to offer free cervical and breast cancer screenings to at least 60 women from the west suburbs. 

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In Maywood, Sen. Durbin, Loyola Unite Against Gun Violence As Community Searches For Answers

Sunday, August 11, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin talks about gun violence and its socioeconomic roots during a visit to the Maywood Park District on Aug. 7. | Proviso Partners for Health

Two weeks after a double homicide rocked Maywood and two mass shootings less than a day apart rocked the nation, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin visited Maywood to discuss his Chicago HEAL initiative — a plan that involves the senator and 10 Chicago area hospitals, including Loyola University Medical Center, collaborating on ways of “strengthening neighborhood engagement to reduce violence and improve health,” according to a summary of the initiative available online.

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