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Cancer Center Schedules Free Breast Cancer Screenings

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Free breast cancer screening in Bogalusa


Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at St. Tammany Parish Hospital will hold free breast cancer screenings from 9-11 a.m. and noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 21 at Nielsen’s Pharmacy, 1619 S. Columbia St., Bogalusa.

Appointments are required and can be made by calling (888) 616-4687 or by visiting

A clinical breast exam will be provided to women of all ages. Mammograms will be available to women 40 and older who have not had a mammogram in the past 12 months. Insurance will be billed for mammograms, but there will be no charge for women without insurance.

The free screenings are made possible by donor gifts.

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at St. Tammany Parish Hospital provides comprehensive cancer care that strives to positively impact the lives of cancer patients and their families on the Northshore. Services include chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery, as well as patient navigation, clinical trials and free community screenings. Not only do patients have access to these vital cancer services and high quality cancer care, but these services are readily available close to home.