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Women of Color Cancer Awareness Summit will feature free mammograms

The Women of Color Cancer Awareness Summit will be held on Friday, May 25, 2012 at the Kosciuszko Community Center located at 2201 S. 7th St. in Milwaukee. Free mammograms will be available for approximately some women.

The event will also feature a panel discussion with a group of women who are cancer survivors. During the event, which runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 15-20 pre-registered participants over the age of 40 will receive their first mammogram screening in the Columbia St. Mary’s Digital Mammography Mobile.

Additionally, 30-40 more participants will be provided with valuable information on cancer-prevention and follow up services, including an educational session with a presenter from the Kohl’s Conversation for the Cure Program.

For more information please contact Edgar Mendez, UMOS Communications Specialist at 414-389-6505 or Tina Rivera at 414-389-6501.

This event is brought to you by: UMOS Wisconsin Hispanic/ Latino Tobacco Prevention Network (WHLTPN) is partnering with the American Cancer Society, Columbia St. Mary’s, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Kohl’s Conversations for the Cure, the Wisconsin Well Woman Program and the City of Milwaukee.