Franciscan Alliance Offers Series of Mammogram Screening Programs throughout Spring 2015

rot4A MAMMOthon program, consisting of digital mammogram screenings, free chair massages and giveaways, including portable telephone chargers, is being offered at Franciscan Alliance hospitals.

The event is sponsored by Franciscan Alliance’s Spirit of Women program, which offers information and activities to encourage and enhance women’s health. Early detection is said to be key to beating breast cancer.

Sessions will be offered by appointment only:
April 23, from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Franciscan St. Margaret Health-Hammond, 5454 Hohman Ave.
For appointments, call (219) 933-2635.

May 1, from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point, 1201 S. Main St.
For appointments, call (219) 757-6010.

May 5, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Franciscan St. Margaret Health-Dyer, 24 Joliet St. (corner of U.S. 30 and Hart Street).
For appointments, call (219) 933-2635.

May 14, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Franciscan Hammond Clinic, 7905 S. Calumet Ave., Munster.
A physician referral is required for this session.
For appointments, call (219) 836-3600.

May 20, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., at Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City, 301 W. Homer St.
For appointments, call (219) 877-1980.

A limited number of chair massages will be available. Participants also may enter a drawing for an iPad mini. Most insurance plans will be accepted.