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Free breast cancer screenings in May

Source: Komen BR website Source: Komen BR website
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Susan G. Komen Baton Rouge has announced two free breast cancer events during the month of May.

FREE SCREENINGS IN MAY

  • Tuesday, May 8
    10 a.m. to noon & 1 p.m.to 4 p.m.
    (Appointment Required)
    LSU Mid City Clinic
    1401 North Foster Drive
    Baton Rouge, LA
     
  • Thursday, May 10
    9 a.m. to 11 a.m. & noon to 2 p.m.
    (Appointment Required)
    Hood Memorial
    Rural Health Clinic
    409 NW Central Ave.
    Amite, LA

To make an appointment call 225-215-1234 o 1-888-616-4687.

The Woman’s Mobile Mammography Coach will be at various locations in the month of May.

WOMAN’S MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY COACH

  • Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • *An appointment is preferred

Komen BR says they are having a real impact against breast cancer and that donations are saving lives and making progress in the mission to end breast cancer forever.

MISSION TO END BREAST CANCER

  • Education
  • Screening
  • Treatment
  • Research

PROCEEDS

  • 75% proceeds – Local programs
  • 25% proceeds – National research

More than 3 million survivors and counting are supported through research and community programs. From 1989 to 2014, there was a 38 percent decrease in breast cancer mortality.

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