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Release: Feb. 26, 2001

Mammography screenings available March 28 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, March 28. Area women are encouraged to schedule an appointment by March 23 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
Deer Creek Family Care at (641) 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 University of Iowa 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.