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Posted: Thursday, March 20th 2014 at 9:32am

Some women in Hall, other counties eligible for free mammograms

By Ken Stanford Staff
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(L-R) Dale Israel, disparities outreach coordinator, Northside Hospital Cancer Institute; Kimberly Goff, executive director, Itís The Journey; Laurel Sybilrud, chairman of grants committee, Itís the Journey; and Kate Canterbury, director of oncology quality and accreditation, Northside Hospital.
ATLANTA - The Northside Hospital Breast Care Program, part of the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute, has been awarded a grant in the amount of $34,997 by "Itís The Journey, Inc.," producer of the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer.

The money will be used to fund screening mammograms and other breast diagnostic procedures for women who cannot afford them.

Applicants must meet eligibility requirements and reside in Hall, Dawson, Lumpkin, Pickens and other outlying counties. Services will be provided at select Northside Hospital imaging centers across North Atlanta, as well as through the hospitalís ScreenAtlanta mobile mammography van.

For more information about the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute or about supporting any of its programs, visit http://www.northside.com.
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