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Montefiore to Hold Free Women's Health Screening
Breast and cervical cancer screenings offered in recognition of First Saturday in October® and Breast Cancer Awareness Month
NEW YORK CITY, NY (September 23, 2010) -- Montefiore Medical Center joins Latinas Fighting Breast Cancer in offering medical screenings and information for women at a special women's health event. The Third Annual Dr. Edward S. Greenwald Women's Health Screening is open to all women in the community, including those without insurance, and will provide:
• Breast exams and Pap smears for women 18 and older
• Mammograms for women 40 and older
• Health education information concerning women's health issues
• Free education on how to perform breast self-examination
All services will be provided free of charge for women without insurance. Co-pays will apply the day of the event for women with insurance.
To pre-register and for more information, please call (718) 920-7523. This women's health event is hosted by the Montefiore-Einstein Center for Cancer Care and Advanced Imaging at Montefiore Medical Center.
First Saturday in October® is sponsored by Latinas Fighting Breast Cancer, a volunteer-driven, non-profit organization that coordinates year-round breast cancer awareness campaigns within the community.
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