Free Breast Cancer Screening for Women 40-years of age and older

Early detection is critical in treating breast cancer.  The Mercy Regional Cancer Center will host a free breast cancer screening for qualifying women 40-years of age and older who meet the eligibility requirements for the Every Woman Counts – Breast Cancer Early Detection Program.  The screening will take place on Thursday, April 26, 2012.

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 provider 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 Friday March 30, 2012.

When: Thursday, April 26, 2012 (Women must pre-register no later than March 30, 2012)

Cost: Free for qualifying women

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