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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Phoebe’s Carlton Breast Health Center offers 100 FREE 3-D mammograms and Phoebe Sumter Medical Center offers 50 FREE 3-D mammograms in Albany, Georgia [#BreastCancerAwarenessMonth #3DMammograms #AlbanyGeorgia]

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Phoebe’s Carlton Breast Health Center in Albany, Georgia will offer 100 FREE 3-D mammograms in October to women who are uninsured and are due for their annual screening.

Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Albany, Georgia is doing the same, offering 50 FREE 3-D mammograms to those who qualify.

“We are excited to be able to once again offer this opportunity to women in our community who otherwise might not get screened. Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women, which is why mammograms are vital to early breast cancer detection and successful treatment.”
– Linda Whitten, manager of the Carlton Breast Health Center

The FREE 3-D mammograms will be provided to the first 100 eligible women who make appointments at the center. To be considered for one of the FREE breast tomosynthesis screenings, each applicant must meet the following criteria:

♦ Not have had a mammogram in the last 12 months;

♦ Age 40 or older;

♦ Not experiencing any breast problems;

♦ Uninsured;

♦ Not pregnant;

♦ Live in one of the following counties: Baker, Calhoun, Colquitt, Crisp, Dougherty, Early, Lee, Miller, Mitchell, Randolph, Sumter, Terrell, Tift, Turner and Worth for the Carlton center; Sumter, Schley, Macon, Marion, Dooly, Webster, Stewart and Taylor counties for Phoebe Sumter.

♦ Must have a referring physician.

The Carlton Breast Health Center urges women to remember breast cancer screenings are an important part of personal health. To schedule an appointment, call Phoebe Patient Contact Center at (229) 312-4800.

Scheduling for the FREE mammograms at Carlton will begin Tuesday, while scheduling begins at Phoebe Sumter on Monday.

To schedule an appointment at Phoebe Sumter, call Phoebe Sumter Patient Contact Center at (229) 931-1375.

Carlton Breast Center to offer FREE 3-D mammograms to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The Albany Herald