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Release: April 29, 2002

Mammography screenings are available at Lowden Family Medical Clinic June 5

Lowden Family Medical Clinic is now accepting appointments for mammography screenings on Wednesday, June 5 from 9 a.m. to noon. Area women are encouraged to schedule an appointment by May 29 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 Lowden Family Medical Clinic at (319) 941-5361. Lowden Family Medical Clinic, an affiliate of UI Family Care, is located at 305 McKinley Ave.

University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care, medical education and research programs and services they provide. Visit UI Health Care online at www.uihealthcare.com.