Councilwoman Green is offering FREE mammograms to women over 40

May 13, 2015

Louisville – Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) is encouraging women over 40 to take advantage of an opportunity to prevent breast cancer by having a free mammogram on Saturday, May 30th.

          “Early detection and prevention is the best way to fight this disease,” says Green. “I want to encourage women to be aware of an upcoming event that will go a long way in prevention.”

          On Saturday May 30th, the Southwick Community Center will host breast cancer screening conducted by the James Graham Brown Cancer Center from 8:30am to 3:30pm. The Center is located at 3621 Southern Avenue.

          Women who would like to be involved in the breast cancer screenings with mammograms must meet the following qualifications:

* Program is for women age 40 & over

* No cost to program eligible women w/o insurance

* Insurance filed for women with coverage

The screenings are by appointment. Call Denise at 574-1101 to schedule an appointment.                                               

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