About Us

The objectives of the Illinois Valley Breast Cancer Connection are as follows:

1) Enhance access to reputable medical information, resources, education, and social support assisting breast cancer survivors within the Illinois Valley (IV) ultimately improving their quality of life by:

a) Identifying available medical services within the Illinois Valley, including but not limited to:

  • physicians, oncologists, radiation and chemotherapy clinics
  • physical therapists trained for management for post-surgical issues
  • LANA-certified lymphedema therapists
  • cosmetologists
  • wig specialists
  • certified mastectomy fitters

b) Identifying social support groups

2) Improve medical professionals’ ability to locate resources to refer their patients to available ancillary services within the Illinois Valley.

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