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UMMC to provide free cancer screenings for uninsured women on March 25

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Registration is now open for qualifying uninsured and underinsured women to receive free cervical, breast, and oral cancer screenings from clinicians with the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC).

As part of the annual “See, Test, and Treat” program, the UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute and the College of American Pathologists Foundation are hosting the event at the CCRI outpatient clinics at the Jackson Medical Mall on Saturday, March 25 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The program seeks to lower deaths from these types of cancer and provide health education to participants.

Cancer screenings and education will include an age-appropriate mammogram for those ages 40-64, a cervical cancer screening pap smear test for those ages 21-64, and oral cancer screenings for all. Participants will receive prompt results to ensure timely follow-up.

Clinicians will be on site to discuss any findings or questions regarding follow-up care. Those interested can determine eligibility and to set up an appointment by calling (601)815-3572 or clicking here.

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