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Published on August 30, 2010

Contact: Julie Monzo
E-mail: media@cap.org

or

Contact: Julie Jette
E-mail: jjette@tuftsmedicalcenter.org

The College of American Pathologists and Tufts Medical Center Present See, Test and Treat™
Organizations Partner to Offer Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings for Asian American Women

Northfield, IL.—The College of American Pathologists, Tufts Medical Center, the American Cancer Society and the Massachusetts affiliate for Susan G. Komen for the Cure® are partnering to offer free breast and cervical cancer screenings for women ages 21 and older. The event is also sponsored by BD Diagnostics, Siemens, Qiagen, and Carestream.

Registered women will receive a Pap test and mammogram (if necessary). Test results will be provided the same day and physicians will be available to discuss test results if needed. Consultations are free of charge for uninsured and underinsured women. Insured women are asked to bring their health insurance card. Pre-registration is required. Patients can register by calling 617-636-4872. Mandarin and Cantonese language interpreters will be available for pre-registration calls and during the event.

Patients are invited to spend the day at the See, Test and Treat Health Fair. Food and entertainment will be offered along with health information and a See, Test and Treat t-shirt and other prizes after test results are given. Children’s activities will be provided.

Where

Tufts Medical Center
South 2 OB/GYN Clinic
860 Washington Street, Boston, MA

When

Saturday, October 23, 2010
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

About CAP

The College of American Pathologists is a medical society serving more than 17,000 physician members and the laboratory community throughout the world. It is the world’s largest association composed exclusively of board-certified pathologists and is widely considered the leader in laboratory quality assurance. The College is an advocate for high-quality and cost-effective patient care. For more information, please visit the CAP website.

About Tufts Medical Center

Tufts Medical Center is an exceptional, not-for-profit, 451-bed academic medical center that is home to both a full-service hospital for adults and Floating Hospital for Children. Conveniently located in downtown Boston, the Medical Center is the principal teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine. Floating Hospital for Children is the full-service children’s hospital of Tufts Medical Center and the principal pediatric teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine. For more information, please visit the Tuft website.