October 25 2006 - ROSS BREAST CENTER MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY VAN SCHEDULED FOR PALESTINE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                         October 25, 2006

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

John Moore

Media Relations

(903) 531-4542

 

 

THE ROSS BREAST CENTER MOBILE UNIT TO OFFER SCREENING MAMMOGRAM SERVICES

 

Palestine, TX – The Ross Breast Center is offering mammogram screening services on their mobile unit at the Palestine Senior Citizens Center Thursday, November 2, 2006 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Individuals must meet the following criteria to be eligible for a screening mammogram on the The Ross Breast Center’s mobile unit:

You are a woman age 40 or older (some insurance companies authorize one screening mammogram between the ages of 35 and 40—check with your insurance company); you are not having any breast-related problems (lump, discharge, personal history of breast cancer); you do not have breast implants; you are able to climb/descend the steps on the mobile unit (there is no hand rail); you have a family physician or gynecologist to whom we can send your report and who will follow up with your care.

The American Cancer Society recommends that women age 40 and older, have a mammogram done every year.  For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call (903) 729-0255.

 

#          #            #            #