Free cancer screenings offered at hospital _lowres


Free breast, skin and colon cancer screenings will be offered Friday at St. Helena Parish Hospital, 16874 La. 43, Greensburg.

Appointments are needed for the breast cancer screening, which will be offered from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and noon to 2 p.m., and can be made by calling (225) 215-1234.

Skin cancer screenings are set from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Screenings are free for anyone who has not been screened within the last 12 months. Insurance will be billed for mammograms. Those with no insurance can get free screenings.

The program is offered by Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lake of the Lake Cancer Center.