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Lincoln Memorial Hospital to Provide Free Mammograms


The screenings will be offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1 and Oct. 15 at the nonprofit hospital.

Appointments are required; no walk-ins are available. To schedule an appointment, call 217-605-5108.

Educational materials, including information on general breast health and how to perform breast self-exams, will be available. Funding is provided by the Lincoln Memorial Foundation.

The National Cancer Institute recommends that all women age 40 or older have screening mammograms annually. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States.

Free mammograms will be offered at all five Memorial Health hospitals in Decatur, Jacksonville, Lincoln, Springfield and Taylorville throughout October.