ALBANY, N.Y., September 22, 2005—Providers from Albany Medical Center and New York Oncology Hematology will conduct free breast cancer screenings from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, October 8 at the Breast Care Center at Albany Med’s South Clinical Campus, 25 Hackett Blvd., Albany.
A breast cancer risk assessment, clinical breast exam, educational materials and tours of the Breast Care Center will be provided.
The American Cancer Society recommends annual baseline mammograms for women 40 years and older, and encourages women younger than 40 with a family history of breast cancer to consult their physician.
Free parking will be available. To make a reservation, call (518) 262-1000 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.