MaryEllen Locher Breast Center To Host Breast Health Day

Thursday, December 7, 2017

The MaryEllen Locher Breast Center will host a breast health day on Saturday, from 8:30 a.m. – noon.  Activities include a Hats Off to Women’s Health presentation, free shoulder massage, women’s wellness education, gifts, and refreshments.  Appointments are available for mammograms and clinical breast exams (CBE).  Women who get a mammogram or a CBE will receive a free pink umbrella.

All women should have one screening mammogram between the ages of 35-40. After age 40, a screening mammogram is recommended every year.  Any woman who meets these age guidelines and has not had a mammogram in the past 12 months may participate, with or without insurance.

For those with insurance, they must bring an insurance card and a photo ID, such as a driver’s license. Insurance will be filed. If one does not have insurance, they may qualify for financial assistance. The MaryEllen Locher Breast Center receives grant funds from Avon Breast Cancer Crusade to provide women with education about and access to breast health services.  Partnerships with Tennessee Breast and Cervical Screening Program and the Susan G. Komen Foundation provide eligible uninsured and under-insured women with breast and cervical screenings.  If an abnormality is discovered, the diagnostic work up is covered and a financial plan is provided for any follow-up care. Women need to know their doctor’s first and last name.

To schedule a screening, call 423 495-4040 or 866 591-2254.


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