Free breast, cervical cancer screenings available Feb. 22

2014-02-14T12:15:00Z Free breast, cervical cancer screenings available Feb. 22 Albany Democrat Herald
February 14, 2014 12:15 pm

CORVALLIS — Free breast and cervical cancer screenings are available Saturday, Feb. 22, to women 21 and older who are uninsured or underinsured.

This screening is sponsored by the Women’s Cancer Coalition in partnership with Samaritan Health Services.

The free screening event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Samaritan Obstetrics & Gynecology, 3640 NW Samaritan Drive, Suite 270, in the Corvallis Medical Center building next to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center.

Registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are also welcome.

Transportation and on-site childcare is available if needed. To register, for more information, and to arrange for transportation call 541-768-5300, weekdays. On the day of the event, call the direct line: 541-768-5540.

If recommended, participants will receive Pap/HPV tests, clinical breast exams and vouchers for free digital mammograms. Abnormal test results will be referred to the Women’s Cancer Coalition for medical follow-up. Breast self-exam instructions, educational materials and light refreshments will also be provided at the event.

Donations to the Women’s Cancer Coalition can be made through the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation, 3600 NW Samaritan Drive, Corvallis OR 97330, 541-768-4256, samhealth.org/gshf.

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