Belk's Mobile Mammography Center To Visit Cleveland And Chattanooga

Monday, March 25, 2013

The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center, a 39-foot-long, state-of-the-art screening center on wheels, will stop in Cleveland and Chattanooga in April to offer free and convenient mammogram screenings.  Women age 40 and over with no breast concerns and who have not had a mammogram in the last 12 months are eligible by calling 855/655-BMMC (2662) to schedule an appointment.  The dates and locations are:  

Tuesday, April 23
9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Belk Bradley Square Mall
200 Bradley SquareCleveland, TN 37312 

Wednesday, April 24
9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Belk Bradley Square Mall
200 Bradley SquareCleveland, TN 37312 

Friday, April 25
9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Belk Hamilton Place
2100 Hamilton Pl Blvd,Chattanooga, TN 37421 

Saturday, April 26
9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Belk Northgate Mall
101 Northgate Mall,Chattanooga, TN 37415 

All screening exams are performed by Charlotte Radiology’s licensed, female mammography-certified technologists.  A board-certified radiologist, specialized in breast imaging will interpret the mammogram. Confidential results will be sent to the patient and her primary care physician. For more information, call 855-655-BMMC (2662).


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