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Breast cancer screenings in Seaford

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State Sen. Charles J. Fuschillo Jr. (R-Merrick), in conjunction with NuHealth/ Nassau Health Care Corp., will sponsor breast cancer screenings Thursday, Dec. 15.

The mammography van will be in the back parking lot of the Seaford Library, 2234 Jackson Ave., from 8:45 a.m. to noon to conduct the screenings.

On-site nurses and technicians will provide a mammography, a clinical breast examination and instructions for self-examination. Patients and their physicians will be notified of the exam results.The program is open to all Nassau County women ages 40 and older. Women covered by private insurance, Medicaid or Medicare will have their carrier billed and must bring their information card to the screening. Patients will be responsible for any co-pays charged by their carrier. Those without health insurance will not pay any out-of-pocket costs.  

Appointments are necessary and will be on a first-come basis. For more information, call Fuschillo’s office at 516-882-0630.

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