Free breast cancer screenings offered Thursday in Ellsworth

Posted Oct. 19, 2011, at 7:52 p.m.

ELLSWORTH, Maine — Maine Coast Memorial Hospital is offering free mammogram screenings on Thursday, Oct. 20 to qualified individuals in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The free screenings will be available to individuals without insurance or who have high deductibles, who are 40 years or older, and who have not had a mammogram during the past two years.

Jane Sanderson, spokeswoman for Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, said a few spots were remaining for the free service. Interested individuals are urged to call the hospital’s Breast Clinic at 664-5492 to reserve a spot or for information. The screenings will be offered from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. printed on August 23, 2017