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The Tidelands Health Newsroom

Published on June 02, 2008

Georgetown Hospital System To Offer New Breast Health Program for Underserved Women

Monday, June 02, 2008

Murrells Inlet, SCGeorgetown Hospital System today announced plans to introduce a new program designed to expand access to screening mammography, ultrasound and education for uninsured, underserved women in a series of special breast health clinics.

The first “It’s All About Me”  breast health clinic will be held Saturday, June 28th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m at Georgetown Hospital System’s Imaging and Breast Health Center at Waccamaw Medical Park, located on Highway 17 in Murrells Inlet, across from Waccamaw Community Hospital.  Additional  clinics will be held later and the dates, times and location for the clinics will be announced. 

Women must meet certain eligibility criteria to participate and appointments are required in order to access services.  For more information about eligibility and to make an appointment please call 843-527-7154.  The clinic is funded in part through a grant from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Lowcountry Affiliate.   Support from the Lowcountry Affiliate has been strong over the last several years to assist underserved women of Georgetown County.

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