October brings awareness to one of the most common cancers in the United States – breast cancer. The Val Verde Regional Medical Center is providing a promotion for the remainder of the month for women and men to get themselves checked, as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The hospital’s promotion will help uninsured patients receive a free mammogram, in order to do early detection of breast cancer and prevent Del Rioans from facing the disease in later stages Cancer Navigator for the Mary L. Pierce HOPE Cancer Room Stacey Covarrubias explained.

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