October 3, 2017

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, Oct. 13, and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 14.

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.