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UPMC Passavant Offering Free Women’s Health Cancer Screening for Underinsured or Uninsured

WHAT: Women 21 and older who are uninsured or underinsured will receive free screenings for breast and cervical cancer plus other health issues at an event at UPMC Passavant, in partnership with Adagio Health.
Free screenings provided by physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health care professionals include:
• pelvic exams
• PAP tests
• HPV testing, as appropriate
• breast exams
• blood pressure
• bone density
• pulmonary testing
There will be free education about cancer prevention, smoking cessation and nutrition, as well as potential enrollment in the Pennsylvania Healthy Woman Program (HWP) and mammogram voucher program. Participants also will have the opportunity to speak with a pharmacist, dietician and a medical financial counselor.
WHY: Screenings help UPMC experts detect cancers and issues earlier, when they are most treatable.
WHEN: Saturday, June 27, by appointment only
To schedule an appointment, or for more information, contact Kathleen Bryte, R.N., at 412-748-5762.
WHERE: UPMC Passavant, 9100 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, Pa., 15237

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