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Altru Offers Free Clinical Breast Exams in October

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Grand Forks, N.D. – As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Altru's Breast Center will offer free clinical breast exams on Monday afternoons throughout the month of October. One in eight will develop breast cancer, and a clinical breast exam is part of your overall breast health. Breast exams are encouraged for anyone over the age of 25. Appointments are limited and will be scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Please call 701.780.6157 to schedule your appointment. Altru's Breast Center is located inside Altru Professional Center (4440 S. Washington St., Grand Forks).

*Note: While important for prevention, clinical breast exams do not include imaging and are not meant to replace regular mammograms

About Altru Health System

Altru Health System is a regional-owned, integrated system with a general acute care hospital, a specialty hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the region, and a large home care network. It employs nearly 200 physicians and 4,000 staff and has an annual net operating revenue of more than $549 million. As the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Altru’s providers have access to clinically integrated tools extending Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise to patients.