'You're homeless but you still need to take care'

January 23, 2019

'You're homeless but you still need to take care'

UW Medicine partnered with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to bring a mammogram van to Mary's Place, a Seattle day center for women and children. 

Anita Kennedy, a patient who got out of drug addiction 16 years ago, talks about the importance of access to such screenings, even for young women. She visits Mary's Place. 

Dr. Julie Gralow, a breast cancer specialist for UW Medicine and the SCCA, says "Being able to bring the screening to the patient is what's actually going to get the best results."

 

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