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Release: March 13, 2001

Mammography screenings are available April 25 at Belle Plaine

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa Family Care Center in Belle Plaine is now accepting appointments for mammography screenings on Wednesday, April 25. Area women are encouraged to schedule an appointment by April 16 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 UI Family Care Center, Belle Plaine at (319) 444-3210. UI Family Care Center, Belle Plaine is located at 105 9th Ave.

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.