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FOR RELEASE: February 7 , 2006
CONTACT: Pamela Williams
Office of Communications
405/271-5601

Take Charge! Program Announces OKC Clinics
Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening

No cost breast examinations, mammograms and Pap tests are now available through the Take Charge! Program at several Oklahoma City locations.
To qualify for services, a woman must be between the ages of 50 to 64; have a low income; not be covered by Medicaid, Medicare, or other insurance; or have a high, unmet deductible.

To find out if you are eligible or to schedule an appointment, call any of the following clinics or call 1-800-4 CANCER.

The Oklahoma City clinics are:

  • Baptist Community Clinic (Olivet), 1201 NW 10, call 405-951-4808
  • Clinica de la Mujer Latina, 222 NW 12, call 405-706-5476
  • Crossing Community Clinic, 3601 N. May, call 405-948-0178
  • Good Shepherd Ministries Clinic, 222 NW 12, call 405-232-8631
  • OUCOM Family Medicine Center, 900 NE 10, call 405-271-4311
  • ROC Medical Center, 7710 NW 10, call 405-440-9994
  • Wellness Center/Healthy Sooners, 1100 North Stonewall, call 405-271-2626

This program is offered through a partnership between the OU College of Nursing, OU Family Medicine Center, and the Take Charge! Program, Chronic Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.

Early screening to detect and treat breast and cervical cancer are important in the fight against breast and cervical cancer and can save lives. For information about the Take Charge! Program, call 405-271-4072. For information about the availability of clinics statewide call 1-800-4 CANCER.

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