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Release: June 6, 2000

Mammography screenings are available at UI Family Care Center, Belle Plaine

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa Family Care Center in Belle Plaine is now accepting appointments for mammography screenings on Wednesday, June 28. Area women are encouraged to schedule an appointment by June 26 for a mammogram, which is an early breast cancer detection method.

This service is offered in conjunction with University of Iowa Mobile Mammography. 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 the
UI Family Care Center, Belle Plaine at 319-444-3210. UI Family Care Center, Belle Plaine is located at 105 9th Avenue.

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.