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Keesler offers walk-in exams at Mammothon Oct. 19

Release Number: 070918

The 81st Medical Group will host its seventh annual Mammothon Oct. 19 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Keesler Medical Center. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Mammothons help promote awareness and preventative care.

Department of Defense beneficiaries and dependents can take advantage of this walk-in service event if they are eligible for care at the Keesler Medical Center. Mammogram patients assigned to an off-base primary care doctor will need a signed order from their provider. Walk-in exams will include:

  • Mammograms
  • Immunizations
  • Well-woman exams
  • Colonoscopy pre-screening
  • Bone density screenings
  • Vascular pre-screenings
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Skin cancer screening
  • Knee joint screening

Media interested in setting up interviews with subject matter experts beforehand or covering the event on Keesler should contact the Public Affairs office no later than Oct. 17. Call (228) 377-2783 or email 81trw.pa@us.af.mil.