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Over 1,000 free mammograms for uninsured women

Beyond October! a Metro-Wide Mammogram Screening Initiative The Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force is extending an initiative to provide over 1,000 free mammograms to uninsured women called Beyond October!.   This initiative emphasizes the importance of mammograms beyond October’s Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Annual mammograms are key for early detection of breast cancer, which significantly increases […]

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800 Free Mammograms for Uninsured Women

The Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force launched a new city wide initiative called Beyond October! to provide over 800 free mammograms to uninsured women. The Beyond October! initiative aims to emphasize the importance of mammograms beyond Breast Cancer Awareness month and will help to lessen waitlists in the State’s Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer […]

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Feel It. Check It. Fight it.

Regular Screenings Proved Vital After Local Resident is Diagnosed with Breast Cancer Marta Pacheco, 54, never imagined that a simple community health fair would help save her life. After participating in a free mammogram exam, she thought the results would be the same as her other regular yearly checkups. However, she was stunned when the exam […]