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Release: June 29, 1999

Mammography screenings available at UI Family Care Center, Tipton

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa Family Care Center in Tipton is accepting appointments for mammography screenings Thursday, July 8 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Area women are encouraged to schedule an appointment by Friday, July 2 for their mammogram examinations, which is the method that can detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. Women whose breast tumors are found early have the best chance of being treated effectively.

The service is offered in conjunction with UI Mobile Mammography. The screening takes approximately 10 minutes, and the cost is reimbursed by most health plans. Appointments are limited. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call the UI Family Care Center, Tipton at (319) 886-3605. The center is located at 127 W. South St. in Tipton.