Mobile mammography bus visits Lee County

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LEE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to kick off the month, the Kentucky Department of Public Health is taking screenings on the road.

The big pink bus is actually a mammography center. It was in Lee County today making sure those who may not be able to find a ride to the doctor have the opportunity to have a breast cancer screening.

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The Health Departments says mammograms are the key to early detection of breast cancer.

According to the CDC, women ages 50-74 should have a screening done at least once every two years.