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Release: May 19, 2000

Mammography screenings available at UI Family Care in Tipton

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa Family Care Center in Tipton is now accepting appointments for mammography screenings Wednesday, June 7. Area women are encouraged to schedule an appointment by June 2 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, and the cost is reimbursable by most health plans.

Appointments are limited. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call UI Family Care Center, Tipton at (319) 886-3605. UI Family Care Center, Tipton is located at 127 W. South St.

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.