September 23, 2010
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


WHEN: Saturday, October 2, 2010
  8 a.m.-2 p.m.
WHERE: Montefiore Medical Center
  Greene Medical Arts Pavilion

3400 Bainbridge Avenue -- Lower Level (Imaging Center)

  Bronx, NY


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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