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Release: April 17, 2001

Mammography screenings available May 30 at Lone Tree Family Practice Center

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Lone Tree Family Practice Center is now accepting appointments for mammography screenings on Wednesday, May 30. Area women are encouraged to schedule an appointment by May 23 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 Lone Tree Family Practice Center at (319) 629-4214. Lone Tree Family Practice Center, an affiliate of University of Iowa Family Care, is located at 107 W. Jayne 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.