Councilman Brian O’Neill to host mammography unit at local office

On Fri­day, Sept. 19, at 8 a.m., Coun­cil­man Bri­an O’Neill will host the Fox Chase Can­cer Cen­ter mo­bile mam­mo­graphy unit at his neigh­bor­hood of­fice at The Fraternal Or­der of Po­lice, Lodge #5 (11630 Car­oline Road).

Mam­mo­grams are a crit­ic­al tool in pro­tect­ing wo­men against can­cer. Coun­cil­man O’Neill and Fox Chase Can­cer Cen­ter are work­ing to­geth­er to in­crease the avail­ab­il­ity of this vi­tal screen­ing. Wo­men who are in­ter­ested in a mam­mo­graphy screen­ing must be at least 40 years of age and have a pre­scrip­tion from their doc­tor to qual­i­fy.

To sched­ule an ap­point­ment or for more in­form­a­tion, con­tact one of Coun­cil­man O’Neill’s three of­fices, FOP “Her­oes Hall” headquar­ters at 11630 Car­oline Road (215-437-9167), Bustleton and Bowl­er above the 7th Po­lice Dis­trict (215-685-0432), or 562 City Hall (215-686-3422). ••

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