Cone Health Offers Free Cervical Cancer Screenings
Cervical cancer largely can be prevented. Still, the American Cancer Society expects nearly 12,900 new cases this year. One of the best ways to prevent cervical cancer is through regular screenings. That is why Cone Health Cancer Center holds free cervical cancer screenings in the communities it serves. The next ones are:
- Monday, Feb. 1, 6-7:30 p.m., Cone Health Cancer Center at Wesley Long Hospital, 501 N. Elam Ave., Greensboro.
- Monday, Feb. 22, 6-7:30 p.m., Cone Health Primary Care at MedCenter Kernersville, 1635 NC Highway 66 S., Suite 210, Kernersville.
- Monday, March 7, 5:45-6:45 p.m., Cone Health Center for Women’s Healthcare at Stoney Creek, 945 Golf House Road W., Whitsett.
- Monday, March 21, 5:45-7:15 p.m., Brown Summit Family Medicine, 4901 NC Highway 150 E., Brown Summit.
- Monday, April 4, 5:45-6:45 p.m., Western Rockingham Family Medicine, 401 W. Decatur St., Madison.
- Monday, April 18, 6-7:30 p.m., Moses Cone Hospital Internal Medicine, 1200 N. Elm St., Greensboro.
The screenings are for women ages 21 and older who are sexually active or have been sexually active, and have not had a Pap test within the last two years. The screenings are open to women who do not have insurance or cannot afford to visit their regular physicians.
Registration is required. Interested women should call 336-832-8000.