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FOR RELEASE: June 1, 2006
CONTACT: Pamela Williams
Office of Communications

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

No cost breast examinations, mammograms and Pap tests continue to be available through the Take Charge! Program at several locations in northeastern Oklahoma.

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.
Northeastern Oklahoma Take Charge Program! clinics in June include the following:

  • June 2 – Green Country Free Clinic, 500 SE Frank Phillips Blvd., Bartlesville, call 918-337-2058
  • June 26 – Neighbors Along the Line, 5000 Carl Page Blvd., Tulsa, call 918-607-4079
  • June 26 – Tulsa Health Department, James Goodwin Center, 5051 S. 129th E. Ave, Tulsa, call 918-595-4569

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

Early screening to detect and treat breast and cervical cancer is 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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