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LBCHP offers free mammograms around the state

LBCHP offers free mammograms around the state

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Breast and Cervical Health Program is offering mammograms and Pap tests at no cost to low-income, uninsured and underinsured women across the state.

The program was recently awarded a $2 million grant for 2015.

The program says Louisiana ranks second highest in breast cancer and fourth in cervical cancer death rates. People not getting screened -- or being unable to afford screenings -- they say is one reason Louisiana's death rates are so high.

LBCHP's website www.lbchp.org offers information on testing locations and eligibility requirements.

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