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Free mammography screenings offered at University of Bridgeport on November 16

Leslie Geary
Wednesday, November 03, 2010

The University of Bridgeport, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, and SWIM Across the Sound are teaming up to provide digital mammography screenings on Tuesday, November 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the UB Health Sciences Building, 60 Lafayette Street, Bridgeport.

The screening is free for those without insurance and/or others who qualify or are facing financial hardship. A physician referral is required for all patients. To schedule an appointment, please call (203) 576-5505.

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death among women. Mammography screening has long been recommended has as a means to detect cancers as early as possible.

“We are hoping that the community, as well as students, staff, and faculty of the University of Bridgeport, will take advantage of this important screening program. We are excited to be partnering with St. Vincent’s Medical Center to provide this service to our community,” said Melissa Lopez, director of Student Health Services.


Media contact: Leslie Geary, (203) 576-4625, lgeary@bridgeport.edu