Cancer Screening Information Fair to Take Place April 14

SimCentral Building

SimCentral Building

Texas Tech Physicians of Amarillo is hosting a cost-free cancer screening information fair for the general public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 14 at SimCentral, located at 1280 S. Coulter St. This Saturday event is also free to all TTUHSC staff, students and faculty. The purpose of this event is to have multiple TTUHSC programs under one roof for people to learn about the different types of no-cost cancer screenings available in our area.

Screenings information will be available for several types of cancer, including skin cancer, lung cancer, colorectal cancer, cervical cancer and breast cancer. The American Cancer Society and Tobacco Free Amarillo will also be on-site to offer information about other programs, including tobacco cessation. There will be free food and door prizes the day of the event. For more information, call 414-9175 or check out the event on the TTUHSC at Amarillo Facebook page.

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