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October 3, 2012

 Breast and cervical cancer screenings offered
 in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

WHAT:                 Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care will offer medical screenings and information for women at a special women’s health event. The Annual Dr. Edward S. Greenwald Breast and Cervical Screening Event is open to all women in the community, including those without insurance, and will provide:

-- Breast exams
-- Pap smears for women 18 and older who have not had a Pap smear in the last 12 months
-- Mammograms for women 40 and older who have not had a mammogram in the last 12 months
-- Health education information concerning women’s health issues

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. 

The event is named in honor of the late Dr. Edward Greenwald, a Montefiore oncologist who organized the medical center’s annual women’s health screening for many years.

 WHEN:               Saturday, October 6, 2012
                             8 a.m.-2 p.m.

 WHERE:             Montefiore Medical Center’s Wakefield Hospital
                             Outpatient Oncology, 6th Floor
                             600 East 233rd Street
                             Bronx, NY 10466

To pre-register and for more information, please call (718) 920-9434.

 This women’s health event is hosted by the Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care
and Advanced Imaging at Montefiore Medical Center.