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8798 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
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e-mail: angela-trachta@uiowa.edu

Release: Sept. 29, 1999

Mammography screenings available at UI Family Care, Wapello

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa Family Care, Wapello will offer mammography screenings Wednesday, Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Area women are encouraged to schedule an appointment by Oct. 15 for a mammogram, which is an early breast cancer detection method.

This service is offered in conjunction with the UI Mobile Mammography Van. The screening takes approximately 20 minutes. The cost of the service is reimbursable by most health plans.

Appointments are limited. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call UI Family Care, Wapello at (319) 523-8205. UI Family Care, Wapello is located at 218 N. 2nd Street.

University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care, medical education and research programs and services they provide.