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Release: April 18, 2000

Mammography screenings are available at Lone Tree Family Practice Center

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Lone Tree Family Practice Center is now accepting appointments for mammography screenings Wednesday, May 17. Area women are encouraged to schedule an appointment by May 12 for a mammogram, which is an early breast cancer detection method.

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

Appointments are limited. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Lone Tree Family Practice Center at (319) 629-4214. UI Family Care Center, Lone Tree is located at
107 W. Jayne Street and is an affiliate of University of Iowa Family Care.

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.