Free Breast Cancer Screening for Women 50+


What: Free Breast Cancer Screening for Women 50 years of age and older

When: July 29 (Women must pre-register no later than Friday, June 25, 2010)

Where: Mercy Regional Cancer Center
2175 Rosaline Ave. Redding

Cost: Free for qualifying women

Early detection is critical in treating breast cancer. The Mercy Regional Cancer Center will host a free breast cancer screening for qualifying women 50 years of age and older who have previously participated in the Every Woman Counts – Breast Cancer Early Detection Program. The screening will take place on Thursday, July 29, 2010.

The breast cancer screening involves three components:

Mammogram – an X-ray of your breasts can be a powerful way to detect breast cancer in its earliest, most treatable stage.

Breast Self Examination Education – provided by a Mercy oncology nurse.

Clinical Breast Examination – a physician or affiliated health care providers will conduct the examination.

To find out if you qualify for this state-funded program, please call Mercy Medical Center Redding at (530) 24-MERCY (246-3729). Appointments are limited and women must pre-register no later than June 25, 2010.

-from press release
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  1. Avatar ann says:

    I understand the message, however, the picture is in bad taste. Every woman knows what her body looks like…please be more delicate…