Free Mammograms Available Thanks to Ahlem Cancer EndowmentSep 21, 2016
Turlock, CA —
With a $20,000 grant from the Bill and Elise Ahlem Cancer Endowment, Emanuel Cancer Center will provide free mammograms for uninsured and underinsured women.
The free screenings are available to the first 100 women who sign up. To schedule a mammogram, phone Emanuel Medical Center at 669-4600.
“The cancer endowment was created by the generous gifts of people in this community to provide important cancer treatment and support services for the community,” said Michael Iltis, the executive director of Emanuel Cancer Center. “We’re extremely gratified for the grant, because mammograms are important cancer-screening tools that save lives.”
About Emanuel Cancer Center
Opened in 2007, the Emanuel Cancer Center brings advanced cancer care to Turlock. The Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer in recognition of its quality of treatment and care. The Emanuel Cancer Center includes advanced diagnostic services at the Ruby E. Bergman Women’s Diagnostic Center, medical oncology, radiation oncology at Stanford Emanuel Radiation Oncology Center, surgical and other services for cancer patients and their families.