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Release: Oct. 30, 2000

Mammography screenings are available at Deer Creek Family Care in Toledo

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Deer Creek Family Care at Deer Creek Health Center is accepting appointments for mammography screenings on Wednesday, Nov. 15 from noon to 4 p.m. Area women are encouraged to schedule an appointment by Nov. 9 for a mammogram, which is an early breast cancer detection method.

This service is provided in coordination with the Mobile Mammography Program from the Holden Cancer Center at the University of Iowa. 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 Deer Creek Family Care at (515) 484-2602. Deer Creek Family Care is located at 401 1st Ave. in Toledo. Deer Creek Family Care is a partnership between Grinnell Regional Medical Center and UI Health 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.