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Release: May 3, 2001

Mammography screenings available May 24 at UI Family Care, Wapello

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa Family Care in Wapello is now accepting appointments for mammography screenings on Thursday, May 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Area women are encouraged to schedule an appointment by May 17 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, Wapello at (319) 523-8205. UI Family Care, Wapello is located at 218 N. 2nd 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.