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Lubbock Komen offering free breast screenings

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Updated: 6/13/2014 3:43 pm
INFORMATION FROM Komen Lubbock Area Affiliate

The Lubbock Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen, one of over 117 Affiliates nationwide dedicated to putting an end to breast cancer, will host a free breast screening event on June 14, 2014 from 9 a.m. to noon at Cavazos Middle School.

The event is sponsored by Covenant Health System, Fox 34 News, University Medical Center, Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery and The YWCA of Lubbock. All screenings will be performed on a first come, first serve basis.

On the local level, the Lubbock Area Affiliate was established in 1995 to spread the life-saving message of early detection and to support breast cancer screening and treatment programs across the South Plains. Komen Lubbock serves a 16-county area including Lubbock and 15 surrounding counties. The Komen Lubbock Area Affiliate has raised over $6.4 million and has dedicated more than $4.1 million to the local community to fund local breast health education, screening and treatment programs and Komen Lubbock mission programs. Additionally, Komen Lubbock has invested over $1.2 million in breast cancer research.
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