Published on October 15, 2019

Essentia Health offers evening appointments for breast cancer screening on October 29

Mammography is one of the most important arsenals in the fight against breast cancer. A breast imaging tool, mammograms are used to detect and diagnose breast disease in women. It is considered the most effective breast cancer screening method because it can identify problems long before physical symptoms can be seen or felt.

Essentia Health recommends annual mammography for women beginning at age 40 through age 75.

During Breast Cancer Awareness month, Essentia Health is offering evening appointments in the Brainerd Lakes Area on October 29 to provide extended hours for working women to make it easier for women to take time to take care of themselves.

To make an appointment for your yearly screening mammogram, call the Essentia Health scheduling department at 218-828-7646.

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