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Phoebe Sumter offers free mammograms for breast cancer awareness

(Source: Rhoda Baer/National Cancer Institute) (Source: Rhoda Baer/National Cancer Institute)
AMERICUS, GA (WALB) -

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Phoebe Sumter Medical Center is offering 35 free mammogram screenings to women who are uninsured or are overdue for their annual screening.

The mammograms will be provided to the first 35 eligible women who make appointments at Phoebe Sumter in Americus.

To be considered for one of the free mammograms each applicant must meet certain criteria:

If you have not had a mammogram in the last 12 months.
You must be over the age of 40.
The person should not experiencing any breast problems.
If you are experiencing breast problems you should contact your doctor immediately.
If you are uninsured and not pregnant.

You must live in one of the following counties to be eligible:

Sumter
Schley
Macon
Marion
Dooly
Webster
Stewart
Taylor

Scheduling for the free mammograms begins Monday, October 12.

To schedule an appointment, call Phoebe Sumter Central Scheduling at (229) 931-1375. 

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