Moffitt partners with Premier Community Healthcare Group, Inc. to offer mammogram screenings

July 14, 2006

TAMPA, Fla. – H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute and Premier Community HealthCare Group, Inc. (formerly known as Health Resource Alliance, HRA) will be partnering to offer mammogram screenings for women ages 40 and older on the Moffitt mobile unit in Dade City.

The first mobile screening event will be July 21 from9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Summitt Women’s Health Center, 10605 U.S. Hwy 301. Premier staff will answer health questions and educational cancer materials will be available. Refreshments will be provided in celebration of the partnership.

Moffitt accepts most private insurances, Medicare and standard Medicaid plans for this service. Women without insurance and who are over 40 years of age may be eligible for a no-cost exam. Appointments are required, please call to pre-qualify. To register or for more information please call Jennifer at Premier (352) 523-3657 or Moffitt at (813) 979-6769.

Premier Community HealthCare Group, Inc. is a Federally Qualified Healthcare Center (FQHC) which is JACHO certified. Founded in July 1979, PCHG is a non-profit migrant/community health center that serves a cross-section of the population in Pasco County, serving an average of 12,000 individuals per year. Premier is committed to serving the community by providing access to quality health care and contributing to better health in Pasco County.

In 2001, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute earned NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center status in recognition of its excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Additionally, Moffitt is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a prestigious alliance of the country's leading cancer centers, and is listed in the U.S. News & World Report as one of the top cancer hospitals in America. Moffitt’s sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.