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Published on March 09, 2017

Community Calendar: Ellis Fischel ‘Mammothon’ Offers After-hours Screenings


What: To give women an opportunity to receive a potentially life-saving mammogram at a time that’s convenient for them, Ellis Fischel Cancer Center is hosting a “mammothon” breast cancer screening event. In addition to breast screenings, specialized cancer screening nurses will provide breast exams and breast cancer education, as well as refreshments.

Who: Women must be age 40 or older to receive a screening mammogram.

When: The after-hours event will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 17, and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 18 

Where: Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, One Hospital Drive in Columbia

How: Appointments can be made by calling 573-884-4082. Walk-in screenings will be available.