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Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center will host a cancer screening on Monday, Jan. 31, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Sam’s Club located at 2174 MLK Blvd., Houma.

Appointments are required and the clinic will offer the following screenings:

Breast Cancer

Free clinical breast exams will be performed by a physician or nurse practitioner for women 18 and older. Screening mammograms will be available for women 40 and older who do not have a doctor and have not had a mammogram in the past 12 months. Insurance will be billed for mammograms; there will be no charge for women without insurance.

Colorectal Cancer Screenings

Easy-to-use take home colorectal cancer screening kits will be distributed. Men and women ages 45 and older who have not been screened for colorectal cancer in the past 12 months are eligible. Does not replace a medical examination or other screening procedures.

Skin Cancer Screenings

A visual exam will be performed by a physician. Available to those who have not had a physician perform a skin screening in the past 12 months.

Fore more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call (985) 239-5739.